TITLE

Average premium hike is 5%

AUTHOR(S)
SHEPHERD, LEAH CARLSON
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Dec2008, Vol. 22 Issue 15, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a modest increase in health insurance premiums in the U.S. in 2008, according to research from the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research & Education Trust. The survey of about 2,000 employers shows that premiums rose a modest 5 percent this year, compared to 6.1 percent in 2007. The percentage of employers offering health benefits increased slightly from 60 percent to 63 percent this year.
ACCESSION #
35620774

 

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