According to the 2014 United Benefit Advisors Health Plan Survey, employers continue to shift a greater share of expenses to employees through out-of-pocket cost increases and reductions in family benefits. They are also delaying many effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) by utilizing an early renewal strategy.
United Benefit Advisors is an independent employee-benefits advisory organization with more than 200 offices throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. The survey is based on responses from 9,950 employers sponsoring 16,967 health plans nationwide.
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