Frustrated with insurers, some large companies getting into their own healthcare

  • Employers have held growth in the average per-employee cost of health benefits to about 3% annually.
  • Comcast health care costs are increasing by about 1 percent a year, well below the 3 percent average of other large employers and below general inflation.
  • Their model is based on providing employees support and assistance in making the right health care decisions for themselves and their families.
  • Other employers are focusing more attention on unsatisfying hospitals and doctors.
  • Employers, including that Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan alliance, are increasingly unhappy with the nation’s health care systems.

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