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Is a High-Deductible Health Plan a Silver Bullet -- or Snake Oil?

Wendell Potter | Posted 06.01.2013 | Business
Wendell Potter

Not only will HDHPs reduce health care costs, according to the campaign propaganda, forcing people into them will cause them to lead healthier lifestyles. That's the hype. And the hype is necessary to obscure the real reason insurers are herding more and more of us into HDHPs.

Most Companies Have Restored 401(k) Matches

AP | DAVID PITT | Posted 01.02.2012 | Business

DES MOINES, Iowa — Few areas are spared when it comes to corporate belt tightening. During the economic downturn, employees felt the impact of c...

U.S. Workers Can Expect Only Modest Raises Next Year

AP | TALI ARBEL | Posted 10.22.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — A new survey says salaried U.S. workers can expect another year of modest raises in 2012. After increasing salaries by 2.6 percent t...

Big-Employer Health Care Costs Rise 6.5 Percent In 2010: Study

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

INDIANAPOLIS — A new study says health care costs for large employers will rise more than 6 percent this year, and more companies are thinking a...