Fewer Employers Offering Healthcare Today
Health Affairs study, per capita spending on employer-sponsored insurance for people under 65 grew at historically slow rates from 2007 to 2011, averaging 4.9 percent annually.
Still, spending on employer-sponsored insurance grew 1.6 percentage points faster than per capita national health expenditures and 3.9 percentage points faster than the GDP, according to the study. Approximately 156 million Americans younger than 65 are enrolled in employer-sponsored health plans.
Read the entire report on Becker's Hospital Review.According to a Health Affairs study, per capita spending on employer-sponsored insurance for people under 65 grew at historically slow rates from 2007 to 2011, averaging 4.9 percent annually.
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