LAS VEGAS – Health care costs are on everyone's mind but few large employers are racing to shift their full-time workers to the private exchanges.

"Until we see something that the exchanges can do that we can't do on our own, it's not happening," Brant Suddath, director of benefits at Home Depot, told the audience at a session Monday of the Health and Benefits Leadership Conference and Expo.

Employers are looking for ways to trim expenses as health care costs continue to rise and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act increases the required benefits.

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