Aon Hewitt says the rise in costs is due primarily to price inflation for brand and specialty prescription drugs.
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The Affordable Care Act will eat up less of the federal government's budget than the Congressional Budget Office originally forecast.
In the meantime, Republicans are working on a 'plan B' in case the federal government can no longer offer health-care subsidies.
Thanks to a proliferation of high-cost drugs for complex conditions, pharmacy expenses outpace overall medical cost growth.
The Supreme Court rules that a company had not committed to providing free health insurance to retirees in a collective bargaining agreement.
Some workers' comp doctors have found a new way to dispense drugs from their offices at two to three times the price charged by pharmacies.
A new bill passed by the House of Representatives would allow employers to offer fewer workers health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
Out-of-pocket costs and premium contributions are consuming a greater share of employees' income, even as health-care cost increases slow.
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