Health care costs keep going up and businesses are passing some of those costs down to their employees. A new Kaiser Family Foundation survey found that employers are paying on average about $20,000 a year for each employee’s family health plan — that’s a 5 percent increase from last year. We look into how those increasing costs mean additional costs for employees.
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