Employers still in ‘shock mode’ with PPACA

More than half of employers have not calculated the costs of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, but of those that have, 61% say PPACA has increased their expenses. According to a survey of 1,200 employers by Willis Human Capital Practice, a majority (60%) of employers would like to avoid increases in spending on their group plans. However, only 20% of respondents plan to adjust benefits outside of health care — including retirement, dental, vision, salaries and vacation.

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