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Big employers cool on offering health plans

A few big employers want to stop subsidizing spousal coverage. (AP photo/Charles Dharapak)
A few big employers want to stop subsidizing spousal coverage. (AP photo/Charles Dharapak)

Benefits managers at a majority of large employers expect their companies to be offering group health plans five years from now -- but some do not.

About 12 percent have told the National Business Group on Health (NBGH) and Towers Watson that they might simply give employees subsidies and send their employees to the new Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) health insurance exchanges to buy their own health benefits, up from 11 percent ago.

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