Leveraging our purchasing power and the collective experience and knowledge of leading employers and strategic partners, we have made remarkable progress in slowing health care cost trend – with 2016 average spend 10 percent LOWER than 2015.

 

The average annual trend increase over the past 11 years for all self-funded groups has averaged 1.5 percent annually. These increases compare to cost increases in the southeast Wisconsin of between five and 10 percent annually for the same time period. Further, self-funded employers have saved well in excess of $1 billion in medical expenses over the past 11 years.