Although many clients have seen better than average rate increases in the past year (many with no change or even small reductions), the coming year looks be just the opposite. I have put together a document that indicates what will likely happen in the coming year. If you are receiving pressure from employees to enhance benefits, this may be a good page to share with them to show what lies ahead, and how your benefit costs may be increasing at a faster than normal rate. it is also a good reminder for them to watch for and avoid fraud schemes
Each clients plan design, staff age, and turnover, as well as individual claims will be what sets your actual rates in the coming year. The areas we’ve identified are just a few factors affecting rate increases that are beyond the control of you, the insurers, your employees(and except for fraud) or ourselves.