TITLE

A Healthy Hit On the Pocketbook�

PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;Nov2001, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the latest annual survey of employer health benefit plans by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research Educational Trust in the United States. Health insurance is taking a big bite out of the pocketbook of employers and employees. According to the survey monthly premiums jumped 11 percent between spring of 2000 and spring of 2001, versus 8.3 percent the previous year and 4.8 percent in 1999. 65 percent of employers offer health insurance, versus 67 percent last year and average annual premiums shared by employer and employee were $2,650 for single coverage, $7,053 for family coverage.
ACCESSION #
5522674

 

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