Primary concern for employers is managing the economic impacts of inflation and providing employees the benefits they need to withstand rough economic times. Many employers have adopted specific practices that address health care utilization and offer benefits plans that attract and retain high quality employees.

Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plans are growing in popularity, as companies look to remove as many barriers to primary care as possible, according to the 2023 Healthcare and Employee Benefits Benchmarking ReportTo contrast, high-deductible health plans (HDHP's) have declined in popularity. With a lower monthly premium and a higher deductible, the survey found only 29% of participants offer HDHP's.

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