Archive for March 29th, 2014

Would We Be Better Off If Employers Stopped Paying for Health Insurance?

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

By UWE REINHARDT

Employers may have an incentive to reduce benefits costs yet they are passive purchasers. With a few exceptions, nearly every American corporation outsources its healthcare benefits to insurers and ASO providers and then looks the other was as the medical bills pile up. Sure, they complain about the high cost of medical care, but they don’t take direct action by aggressively shopping for lower provider prices.”

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