Health plan cost increases expected to slow, but won't lift burden

10/6/2004 | Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

Health care costs in employer-sponsored health plans are expected to rise an average of 8% in 2005, which would be the first time the increase has been in the single digits in five years, but that doesn't mean costs are improving, experts say. Higher health care costs in recent years already have placed a large burden on companies.

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