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Peter Weber, M.S., CAE

President, United Benefit Advisors

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2017 Health Plan Survey Shows Sharp Rise in Group Healthcare Premiums

Posted by: Peter Weber, M.S., CAE    Oct 30, 2017 10:43:38 AM

I’m happy to report that this year’s UBA Health Plan survey achieved a milestone. For the first time, we surpassed 20,000 health plans entered—20,099 health plans to be exact, which were sponsored by 11,221 employers. What we were able to determine from all this data was that a tumultuous Presidential election likely encouraged many employers to stay the course and make only minor increases and decreases across the board while the future of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) became clearer.

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Topics: health insurance premiums, health plan benchmarking, UBA Health Plan Survey