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What’s Up with Health Insurance Deductions?

Posted Wednesday, October 4, 2006

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So your take-home pay increased by 3% last year, but the health insurance deductions nearly tripled. Hey! What's going on? A recent report indicates 2006 workers contributed more than just one year ago, part of a three-year trend. On top of that, companies are cutting back on benefits. So, where do we go from here? Tune in Wednesday morning at nine, on the Sound of Ideas from 90.3.

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JB Silvers, professor of Health Systems Management, CWRU; Steve Millard, Executive Director of COSE; Keith Ashmus, partner Frantz Ward law firm, and vice chair of advocacy for National Small Business Association and COSE board member; John Gable, Kaiser report Co-author for 19 years and Vice President for the Center for Studying Health System Change

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