Medical inflation, cost sharing increase

December 2000
Employee Benefit News;Dec2000, Vol. 14 Issue 14, p7
Reports that expenses for health plans and prescription drug benefits are expected to rise in year 2001 according to data by The Segal Company. Rate of increase in costs for health maintenance organizations and traditional-fee-for-service health plans; Forecasts of Segal analysts on the rate of increase in retail prescription drug coverage for active and retired workers; Cost trends projected by Hewitt Associates on expenses for health plans.


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