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Employers shouldn’t look for any respite from rising medical costs in the coming year, according to the 2019 Global Medical Trend Report from Aon.
But they won’t be alone in facing an expected increase of nearly 8 percent. In fact, the report says, they’ll have plenty of company—costs are going up globally, with the expected average increase before plan changes in medical and pharmacy cost for employer-sponsored medical plans in 2019 of 7.8 percent.
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