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Ben Franklin on U.S. currency wearing a mask Some negotiations with nurses are not opening until 2024, which will delay increases on employers, but some hospitals may ask to reopen negotiations earlier. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Insurance companies and some hospitals are in a battle of rising costs. A Wall Street Journal report says that some hospitals are dealing with rising nurse salaries and are looking to raise prices up to 15%. Two of those hospital chains looking to increase prices are HCA Healthcare Inc. (HCA) and Universal Health Services Inc.

The bottom line for employers and workers is higher premiums.

 

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