Although many employers cover much or most of the cost of health premiums, 36 percent expect to increase participants’ deductibles or copayments in 2011, with another 54 percent contemplating doing the same over the next three to five years, according to the “2011 Health Care Survey” by Aon Hewitt.
The report says that employers will explore many options to reduce their contributions to employees’ health care coverage.
Expect these increases:
Source: 2011 Health Care Survey. New Paths. New Approaches. Aon Hewitt, 2011