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Employers, workers to pay more for health coverage
Los Angeles Times

Healthcare premiums paid by large U.S. employers have more than doubled over the last decade, but the costs to their employees more than tripled, a study released Monday found.

And next year companies can expect healthcare costs to rise nearly 9% on average — the largest increase in five years — as they confront an aging workforce, large medical claims and changes brought by healthcare reform.