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Madden, Jim; Wells Sr, Jeffery S.; Boland, John
December 2003
Financial Executive;Dec2003, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p65
Academic Journal
In this article the author reports on the importance of employer sponsored healthcare plans as reported in an employee study conducted by Hewitt Associates. The study found that healthcare was the most important benefit according to employees. The author notes that this information has interesting repercussion for benefits managers who have been noting the increasing costs of health care for employers. The author discusses some of the attempts made by employers to fill this need for their employees by offering defined-contribution plans and healthcare reimbursement arrangements. The author also mentions that some employers are looking towards prevention and wellness programs to lower costs.


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