Patients vow to make changes as costs surge

Gunsauley, Craig
January 2004
Employee Benefit News;Jan2004, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p31
Suggests that workers are indeed becoming better health care consumers as employers ask them to share more of the costs. Increase in the premiums for employer-sponsored coverage, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation's survey of employers in the U. S.; Impact of the rapid cost increase on the behavior of some patients, according to a survey of employees at large firms by Fidelity Investments; Percentage of respondents to a Stony Brook University poll that value health care benefits highly.


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