Taking the temperature of employer health plans

Nancy Marshall-Genzer Nov 1, 2016
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Taking the temperature of employer health plans

Nancy Marshall-Genzer Nov 1, 2016
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Open enrollment season started today at many workplaces. That’s when employees who get health insurance through their jobs — about 50 percent of Americans — have to choose the details of their plans.

We know that premiums on the Obamacare exchanges are going up. What’s happening outside of the exchanges, in the world of employer-provided insurance?

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