Retiree health benefits decline

Carlson, Leah
February 2005
Employee Benefit News;2/1/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p1
Discusses the results of a study which shows the continuous decline in retiree health benefits. Percent of employers who eliminated subsidized health benefits for future retirees; Changes made by employers in their effort to control medical costs; Response of employers to the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 which states that business will receive financial incentives that will provide drug coverage to Medicare-eligible retirees.


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