Health care inflation decelerates

Carlson, Leah
November 2005
Employee Benefit News;11/1/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 14, p1
Focuses on the decline in health premiums in the U.S. in 2005 according to a survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research and Educational Trust. Comparison between the average annual premium for family coverage in 2005 and 2004; Reasons cited by employers for not providing insurance plans to employees according to the survey; Decrease in the proportion of businesses offering retiree health coverage. INSET: From acute to chronic.


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