PwC’s Health Research Institute predicts that, without benefit design changes, large employers will see a 6 percent increase in health plan costs in 2019, the same rate of increase as in 2018. Costs for the previous five years have increased between 5.5 percent and 7 percent.
Sports and recreation are important parts of a healthy, active lifestyle for kids. But injuries can and do happen. Take steps to help keep kids safe on the field, the court, or wherever they take part in sports and recreation.
National Immunization Awareness Month, observed each August, highlights the importance of vaccines in preventing serious, sometimes deadly diseases. It’s a yearly reminder to stay up to date on recommended vaccines.