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Health premiums rose faster than pay

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in Compensation and Benefits,Human Resources

Premiums for health benefits rose faster than employee pay in all 50 states from 2003 to 2010.

The Commonwealth Fund health care nonprofit found that total premiums for family coverage—what employers and employees pay—increased 50%, and employees’ annual share of premiums increased by 63% over those seven years. Median family income grew just 10.4% in that span.

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