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Majority of Healthcare Funds Spent by Small Portion of Employees

A new study has revealed that, as evidence of the dilemma driving American healthcare costs upwards, around 80% of the money employers spend on healthcare is going towards around 15% of the working population. The white paper was sponsored by Big Bang Health; a private healthcare technology firm. It showed that around 5% of the people insured by their employers were generating around half…

Public exchanges competitive with employer-sponsored plans

Premiums for health plans on new state exchanges under the Affordable Care Act are comparable to and in some cases lower than those being offered by employers with similar levels of coverage, according to a study released Thursday by PricewaterhouseCoopers Health Research Institute.