Employer Health Insurance Hits New Low: Survey

November 2011
MondayMorning;11/14/2011, Vol. 19 Issue 41, p2
The article discusses a survey on the employer health insurance which slipped to a new low of 44.5% in the third quarter. The decline was blamed on high unemployment, under-employment and an increased number of employers who are not offering health insurance to their workers. It indicates that companies have scaled back benefits to cope with rising healthcare costs. It notes higher health insurance coverage for people aged 18 to 26 as parents cover grown children in their insurance plans.


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