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Survey: Cost of insurance claims to rise 11% for PPOs
USA Today

The costs that dictate employer-provided health insurance plans will climb more than 10% within the next 12 months, and financially pressured companies may pass more of this increase along to their workers through next year’s benefits plans, according to an Aon Consulting report Tuesday. Many factors contribute to the cost of providing insurance, including expensive medical treatment, health issues related to obesity and an aging population, high unemployment and the effect of the new health care law.