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August 2004, Vol. 127, No. 8
Trends in employer-provided prescription-drug coverage
Economist, Division of Compensation Data Analysis and Planning, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Prescription-drug costs have been rising faster than the rate of inflation; although coverage remains an integral part of employee health care plans, covered employees share a greater portion of the cost of prescription drugs and are being offered cost-saving incentives more than ever before.
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