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Large Employers Trimming Healthcare Spending
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Large employers are facing a balancing act next year, simultaneously shifting healthcare costs to their workers and ramping up healthcare consumer engagement efforts, according to a National Business Group on Health survey of 400 companies.

During a press briefing Wednesday that unveiled the survey, NBGH President and CEO Brian Marcotte said 2015 marks a healthcare cost-cutting turning point for employers and workers. “If there is any year the employee is going to focus on the healthcare packet, this is the year,” he said of the benefits enrollment season leading up to Jan. 1.