National Business Group on Health survey of large employers finds companies expect 5.8% increase on average in their 2022 health insurance plan premiums and costs. The pandemic severely reducing medical care, resulting in a 0% healthcare trend in 2020. As some care was made up, costs were estimated at 6% increase in 2021. Average total cost per employee, including both premiums and out of pocket costs, was not disclosed in this year’s public summary. Released by the National Business Group on Health, August 2021.