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Employers may bear the brunt of rising health care costs amid war for talent

Posted On: Nov. 22, 2022 9:18 AM CST

A convergence of factors driving up health costs is threatening to make next year a very pricey one for big employers, forcing some to make difficult tradeoffs and eat some of the added expense, Axios reports. Rising medical costs combined with the anticipated end of COVID-19 government flexibilities and delayed care for non-COVID patients are creating a triple whammy for employers.