October 08, 2004
Survey: 8% Rise In 2005 Health-Care Costs Ends Double-Digit Cost Spiral
Employers face an 8% rise in health-care costs for 2005 -- the first big break from double-digit increases in more than five years, according to the 2005 health-care cost survey by Towers Perrin. But in dollar terms, the increase for next year, projected to average $582 per employee, remains "unsustainable" for most employers, Towers Perrin said.
Posted by Tom Troceen