Rx drug benefits
Large employers -- those with more than 500 employees -- saw total drug benefit costs rise 15.4% in 1993, a Foster Higgins survey of 2,395 U.S. employers finds. Released Feb. 14 by the New York-based employee benefits consulting firm, the survey also found that 83% of large employers provided Rx drug coverage in 1993, while only 56% of smaller employers did. The total cost of employer-sponsored health plans rose 8% in 1993, Foster Higgins says
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