HEALTHCARE COSTS FOR EMPLOYER-SPONSORED PLANS ON THE RISE
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Price increases are not yet reflected in trend factors payers use to set premiums…….claims shot up in 2021 due to residual demand from COVID-19………claim activity is projected to normalize in 2022……. health plans will be under pressure to increase provider reimbursement rates in reaction to the rise in inflation as their provider contracts come up for renewal…………..