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Inflation is an everywhere problem and no person, company or government is immune. Right now, employees are feeling it directly through grocery, housing, fuel and debt costs. But another, delayed shock is on the horizon, in the form of health care inflation.

After lagging throughout much of the past two years of the pandemic, health care inflation is now being felt primarily by health care providers in labor and drug costs but will hit employees hard in the coming months as those increases work their way into premiums.

 

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