Employees Feeling Brunt of Health-Care Increases
While most companies use a variety of techniques to manage costs, 51.7% said cost sharing was the most successful option.
July 25, 2001
IOMA's 2001 Managing Benefits Plans Cost Control Survey of benefits professoinalsshows that the most popular strategy in the face of rising health-care premiumsis still sharing costs with the employees. While most companies use a varietyof techniques to manage costs, 51.7 percent said cost sharing was the most successfuloption. The survey, which is conducted annually, includes responses from morethan 200 participants at primarily small and mid-sized companies nationwide.More results from that report are listed below:
Most Successful Cost-ControlStrategy