A more convenient truth

Butler, Kelley M.
June 2007
Employee Benefit News;Jun2007, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p1
The article reports on the impact of the increasing costs of employee health benefits on employers in the U.S. According to Tom Lurche of Aon Consulting, more employers are recognizing that cost-shifting is not effective over the long term. Financial advisors observed that more employers are looking for alternatives to deal with the rising costs. Helen Darling, president of the National Business Group of Health, advised that employers should first do all the easy things to reduce costs.


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