Survey Shows 10% of Employers Anticipate Dropping Health Care Benefits



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With medical costs on the rise, employers are exploring health care coverage alternatives.

According to an article on the Los Angeles Times website, a new survey shows 10% of employers anticipate dropping health care benefits for their employees. The survey, by consulting firm Deloitte, found 81% of employers plan to continue offering health benefits and another 10% weren’t sure what they would do.

According to the article, more employers are exploring new ways to provide health care benefits to their employees. Some are looking into defined contribution plans or trying to negotiate with local health care systems directly.

Source:  Nearly 10% of employers to drop health benefits, survey finds, LA Times