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Health Benefits Changes on the Horizon

Towers Watson/National Business Group on Health study finds health benefits changes are on the horizon. Although the rate of health care cost increases is expected to remain stable in 2012, employers are taking more aggressive steps to manage their rising costs and improve employee health, according to findings from the 2012 Towers Watson/National Business Group on Health (NBGH) Employer Survey on Purchasing Value in Health Care.

Steps being taken focus on:

  • Developing a workforce culture where employees are accountable for their own health is a top health care strategy focus in 2013 (40%)
  • One in four employers say the same about reviewing their overall mix of benefits
  • Many employers are also keeping their eye on staying up to date and complying with the PPACA (34%).

Read more for the details behind these strategies....

Posted by Cristie Travis at 7:19 AM

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