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Adopting new technology-enabled tools and solutions that addresses the high cost of health care have allowed employers to cut costs without any increases or other financially intrusive measures. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The benefits of technology are being seen in the employee benefits world. According to a new Mercer National Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Plans, health benefits cost growth will hold steady at 4.1 percent in 2019. The survey shows that medical costs have actually declined from 6.5 percent to about 5.3 percent leading into 2019.


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