Pandemic Tames Healthcare Cost Growth for Some Employers

December 11, 2020

Large U.S. employers saw their smallest health care cost increase in more than two decades due to COVID-19, and workers may benefit from that next year, according to the consulting firm Mercer. Patients stayed home and out of doctor’s offices this year to avoid the global pandemic, and that led to an average 1.9% cost hike for companies with 500 or more employees, Mercer found in a national survey. Read more here.

(Source: Associated Press; 12/8/20)

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