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According to the Mercer National Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Plans, the average total health benefit cost rises 6.1 percent in 1998 (Colliver 12/8/2003) compared to a 1.6 percent increase in the Consumer Price Index. (InflationDate(.com) 6/22/2006)

According to the Mercer National Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Plans, the average total health benefit cost rises 7.3 percent in 1999 (Colliver 12/8/2003) compared to a 2.2 percent increase in the Consumer Price Index. (InflationDate(.com) 6/22/2006)

According to the Mercer National Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Plans, the average total health benefit cost rises 8.1 percent in 2000 (Colliver 12/8/2003) compared to a 3.4 percent increase in the Consumer Price Index. (InflationDate(.com) 6/22/2006)

According to the Mercer National Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Plans, the average total health benefit cost rises 11.2 percent in 2001 (Colliver 12/8/2003) compared to a 2.8 percent increase in the Consumer Price Index. (InflationDate(.com) 6/22/2006)

According to the Mercer National Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Plans, the average total health benefit cost rises 14.7 percent in 2002 (Colliver 12/8/2003) compared to a 1.6 percent increase in the Consumer Price Index. (InflationDate(.com) 6/22/2006)

According to the Mercer National Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Plans, the average total health benefit cost rises 10.1 percent in 2003 (Colliver 12/8/2003) compared to a 2.3 percent increase in the Consumer Price Index. (InflationDate(.com) 6/22/2006)


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