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Premiums for employer-sponsored coverage moderating, Kaiser study finds
Modern Healthcare

Premiums paid by employers this year for their employees’ family health coverage rose 4%, a relatively modest rate by historical standards, according to a survey released today by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Since 2003, premiums have climbed 80%. The results indicate that the U.S. is “continuing to see striking moderation in premium increases by historical standards,” Kaiser President and CEO Drew Altman said in a conference call with reporters.