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Employees At Big Companies Will Pick Up A Bigger Share Of Health Care Price Tag, Predicts Aon Hewitt

The Associated Press/Washington Post: Aon Hewitt Predicts That More Employers Will Offer High-Deductible Health Insurance
More workers at big U.S. companies will likely start paying a greater share of their doctor’s bill because of a health insurance shift forecast by benefits consultant Aon Hewitt. Consumer-directed health plans, or CDHPs, could become the most common form of coverage offered by companies with 500 or more workers in the next three to five years, Aon Hewitt said Wednesday, as companies continue trying to cut health-care costs (10/9).

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