Families across Washington State and the rest of the country are continuing to feel the squeeze of rising health care costs. Similarly, employers are under pressure as they continue to navigate providing comprehensive benefits for their employees. So what can be done?
What is clear is that the consumers are feeling the brunt of these rising costs. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, family premiums increased as much as 20% over the past five years. The rise is attributed in large part to rising hospital prices.
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