Walgreens is the latest large employer to move to the defined contribution, private exchange method of providing health benefits. The trend will go very fast toward this approach as it allows companies to finally control health spending by just increasing contributions very moderately. Bad news for employees, who will shoulder even more of health care cost increases.
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The Healthy Skeptic is a website about the health care system, and is written by Kevin Roche, who has many years of experience working in the health industry. Mr. Roche is available to assist health care companies through consulting arrangements through Roche Consulting, LLC and may be reached at [email protected].
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