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How Employer Sponsored Retiree Health Plans Will Change

Actions employers have taken or will take for retiree medical programs

In place in 2009/will implement in 2010 Considering for 2010 or later Will not implement or consider
Implement HSA for actives/pre-65 retirees as a means to help employees/retirees save for future expenses 31% 21% 48%
Move from self-insured plans to fully insured plans for post-65 retirees 15% 20% 65%
Offer Medigap option to post-65 retirees 13% 19% 67%
Convert current subsidy to a retiree health account 8% 23% 70%
Retiree medical savings account that allows employees to accumulate unused health care dollars provided in active plans through an HRA 5% 4% 91%

Source: Towers Perrin 2010 Retiree Health Care Cost Survey. http://www.towersperrin.com

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December 1, 2009 - Posted by | healthcare | , ,

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