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High demand, looser access controls, and greater provider clout are driving health care cost increases, according to an issue brief prepared by the Center for Studying Health System Change.... With demand for ER services on the rise, emergency physicians' compensation is up sharply, according to Physician Compensation Report.... A William M. Mercer report finds that most employers don't calculate indirect costs associated with absences, and give poor oversight to managing disability costs .... Ignorance is bliss: Satisfaction with pharmacy benefits is high, though the people who are happiest are least knowledgeable about their benefits, says a study in the Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy.

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