Health Care Costs Increase in 2009 for Utilities

Compounding economic pressures, most U.S. utilities saw an increase in their health insurance premium. Although the average premium increase had been decreasing in previous years, the numbers are up again. The 2009 Compensation Data Utilities results showed the average premium increase was 8.3 percent for all plan types this year.

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Health Care Costs Increase in 2009 for Utilities

Compounding economic pressures, most U.S. utilities saw an increase in their health insurance premium. Although the average premium increase had been decreasing in previous years, the numbers are up again. The 2009 Compensation Data Utilities results showed the average premium increase was 8.3 percent for all plan types this year.