The Great Cost Shift: Why Middle-Class Workers Do Not Feel the Health Care Spending Slowdown

Source: Topher Spiro, Maura Calsyn, Meghan O’Toole, Center for American Progress, March 2015

Cost shifting from employers to employees—not the Affordable Care Act—is the reason why employees continue to experience growing health care costs. Employees should be aware of these cost-shifting efforts and share in health care cost savings.