TITLE

Talking Point: Are Rising Health Care Premiums a Financial Planning Concern?

PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;Jul2006, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the issue of health care premiums in financial planning. The survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research Educational Trust in 2005 found that the health care premium for a family of four has increased 73 percent since 2000 while wages have only risen 15 percent. Drew Altman, president at Kaiser, comments on the outlook for the employer-based health insurance system. The URL is mentioned for an online discussion of how small businesses are affected by the rising cost of health insurance.
ACCESSION #
22065583

 

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