Recession Depletes Coverage
Tags: GLOBAL Financial Crisis, 2008-2009; HEALTH insurance -- United States; MEDICALLY uninsured persons -- United States; DEDUCTIBLES (Insurance); COPAYMENTS (Insurance); EMPLOYEE Benefit Research Institute (Washington, D.C.)
- More households 'at risk' of running short in retirement. // Journal of Business (10756124);7/14/2011, Vol. 26 Issue 15, pB6
The article reports on a study conducted by Employee Benefit Research Institute in the U.S. which reveals that between 4 and 14 percent of Americans became at risk of running short to cover basic expenses in retirement due to the housing and financial crisis from 2008-2009.
- HSA CHANGES ADD MORE TO MULL WHEN PICKING PLANS. KNUDSON, JULIE // Workforce Management;Aug2011, Vol. 90 Issue 8, p10
The article focuses on health savings accounts (HSAs) and high-deductible health plans (HDPDs) in the U.S. Reportedly, enrollment for HDPDs has increased in the U.S. but the growth is low as compared to flexible spending accounts. Paul Fronstin, director of health research and education program...
- Recovering Your Nest Egg. Wailgum, Thomas // Business NH Magazine;Dec2009, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p35
The article offers tips from financial advisors and certified financial planners on how investors can continue their investments despite the economic crisis in New Hampshire. It discusses the findings of the 2009 Retirement Confidence Survey conducted by the Employee Benefit Research Institute...
- At Deadline. // Money Management Executive;10/12/2009, Vol. 17 Issue 39, p6
The article presents the results of the study conducted by the Investment Company Institute (ICI) and the Employee Benefit Research Institute on the retirement savings of American workers. It indicates that the 2008 balances have dropped an average of 24 percent for the 401(k) investors for at...
- Number of uninsured kids rising, study finds. // AHA News;11/10/97, Vol. 33 Issue 44, p3
Reports that the Employee Benefit Research Institute has indicated that children represent a disproportionate part of the increase in the number of persons without health insurance in the United States from 1995 to 1996. Employer-sponsored coverage.
- Increased Costs For Health Insurance In 1998 Did Not Reduce Benefits In Employment-Based Programs... // Insurance Advocate;01/22/2000, Vol. 111 Issue 4, p34
Deals with a report by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) on health care costs' impact on health benefits received by employees in the United States (US). Percentage of employees in the US covered by employment-based health insurance; Number of uninsured between 1997 and 1998;...
- (HEALTH BENEFITS) Employment-Based Health Insurance Continues Downward Trend. // Community Health Funding Week;9/25/2009, p19
The article informs that the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) has found in its analysis that employment-based health coverage is likely to continue its slow downward trend throughout 2009 in the U.S.
- Poll: 75% pick guaranteed cover over doctor choice. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;12/6/93, Vol. 97 Issue 49, p6
Reports on the results of a public opinion survey conducted by the Employee Benefit Research Institute and The Gallup organizations which indicates that 75% of Americans believe a guarantee of health insurance coverage is more important than unlimited choice of physicians. Health coverage as a...
- Payment. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;10/20/95, Vol. 69 Issue 20, p13
Reports on the status of employee membership in health insurance programs based on a report by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Group health insurance as a component of total health care compensation; United States' expenditures on medical care; Health insurance statistics; Medical...