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Workplace premiums show modest rise

October 4, 2016
An insurance form, a stethoscope, a pen and cash

“Employers are still struggling to find a way to contain costs of the healthcare benefit and are looking for solutions.” —Gerry Wedig, associate professor of business administration at Simon Business School

Gerald Wedig

Gerald Wedig

The relatively modest increases in healthcare premiums of late would normally be good news for consumers—if they weren’t increasingly feeling pinched by high deductibles. Gerry Wedig reviews the situation for employees and for businesses pulled between cost containment, meeting federal requirements, and providing benefits.

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