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Press Releases

Iowa is a unique place in many ways. The surveys we conduct in Iowa reflect just how common, or uncommon, Iowa employers are within the marketplace.

Please revisit this page periodically as we will be adding additional press releases. Should you have questions, please contact David Lind at David P. Lind Benchmark.

August 8, 2019
Iowa Employer Health Insurance Premiums Increase 7.1%
Despite Annual Rate Spikes, Iowa Employers not yet at ‘Cost-Shifting Fatigue’

September 4, 2018
Iowa Employer Health Insurance Premiums Increased 8.4%
Annual Family Premium Now at $17,450

October 10, 2016
Iowa Employer Health Insurance Premiums Increasing 8% – Similar to 2015
Costs have Moderated since ACA Took Effect in 2010

September 8, 2015
Iowa Employees with Single Health Coverage Contribute 22% More in 2015
Overall, Employer Health Insurance Premiums Increase 7.7%

September 11, 2014
Iowa Employers Report a 6.8% Increase in Health Insurance Premiums
Over 69 Percent of Employers Feel it is ‘Very Important’ to Offer Health Coverage

April 18, 2014
Iowa Employers Suggest Hospitals and Physicians Need Many Key Improvements

September 12, 2013
Iowa Employers Report Health Insurance Premiums Increase 9%
Despite Health Reform Challenges, Employers Not Likely to Drop Health Coverage

January 17, 2013
Innovative Employee Benefits Index Unveiled in Iowa
The Lindex® Will Help Iowa Employers Determine the Competitiveness of Their Benefits Package

October 17, 2012
Iowa Employer Health Insurance Premiums Increase 7%
Lowest Reported Increase in the Past 14 Years