NAM White Paper Highlights 78.2 Percent Increase in Expenditures Over Next Decade — by Mallory Micetich, NAM
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) released a white paper on July 23rd, titled “Shaping Up: Manufacturers Seek Flexible Health Care Options to Reduce Costs,” that examines health care costs, outlook and changes relating to the Affordable Care Act.
“Health care spending and rising costs continue to hurt manufacturers’ competitiveness and inject uncertainty into their operations,” said NAM Vice President of Human Resources Policy Joe Trauger. “Manufacturers need a solution that reduces costs and addresses the inefficiencies and problems that cost manufacturing in the United States billions of dollars a year.”
Key highlights from the white paper include the following: