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In the News: Unexpected Healthcare Utilization Outcomes During A Pandemic (And What They Mean for Employers)

Now that we’re more than one year removed from the outbreak of COVID-19, researchers are uncovering what healthcare utilization looks like amid a global pandemic. 

Did the influx of patients who contracted the virus put a greater burden on the healthcare system, driving up costs? Did the sudden drop in preventive care visits and elective care procedures hurt the healthcare industry? Yes, and yes. 

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