What’s Driving Healthcare Costs?
• New and improved drugs, an aging population, government cost-cutting in health care, increased
out-of-country travel, and employees maximizing their benefits plans are the factors that year after
year continue to drive-up the cost of employer-sponsored benefits plans.
• Every plan sponsor should stay aware of these factors and understand how they impact the cost
of their own plan. Let’s take a closer look at some of the drivers: