THE EFFECT OF TAX PREFERENCES ON HEALTH SPENDING
- Employees pay more for worse care. Mayer, Kathryn // Benefits Selling;Jan2012, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p12
The article discusses a report by the Commonwealth Fund on premiums for employer-sponsored family health insurance in the U.S.
- TRENDSPOTTER. // Biz941;Dec2011, p14
The article reports on the increased of 9 percent to 15,073 dollars in annual premiums for employer-sponsored family health coverage.
- More employers embracing ACA provisions in health plan designs. Winn, Melissa A. // Ebn.benefitsnews.com;4/4/2014, p1
The article presents the 2013 Health Plan Design Benchmark Report from insurance broker software provider Zywave Inc. which reveals the increase of the number of employers in the U.S. offering plans with out-of-pocket maximums above $5,000 from 20% in 2012 to 32% in 2013.
- Employer-Provided Health Coverage Declines Across the Decade. Miller, Stephen // HR Magazine;Jun2013, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p25
The article presents a series of charts which provide information on the percentage of Americans who receive health insurance through their employers between 2000 and 2013 as well as the increasing amount of money that employees pay for their health insurance premiums.
- Mercer survey: Upstate firms pay more for health insurance. Reinhardt, Eric // Business Journal (Central New York);12/4/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 49, p13
The article reports on the survey made by national consulting firm Mercer LLC on the amount paid by employers for the health-insurance coverage of their employees in New York in 2010. Of the 3,000 upstate companies surveyed online, only 50 firms responded and 44% will raised employees'...
- Managing Company Health Care. // Indiana Business Magazine;May2008, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p46
The article reports that high performing employers have lower health insurance premiums in the U.S. It is stated that the implementation of consumer-directed health care plans (CDHP) or high-deductible health plans (HDHP) lower cost per employee. An example of a successful implementation of the...
- Study looks at cost of caring for uninsured. // AHA News;6/13/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 12, p2
Presents the results of a 2005 study concerning employer-provided health insurance in the U.S. Increase in insurance premiums for family and individual coverage to cover for the unpaid expenses of health care for the uninsured; Estimated number of people in the country who will be uninsured for...
- Health Insurance: Less Costs More. McGirt, Ellen // Money;Nov2002, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p146
Looks at changes in employer-sponsored health insurance coverage. Increase in premiums due to rising costs of prescription drugs; Fixed spending accounts for medical care; Cost sharing plans for drugs and hospital stays; Resultant healthcare costs when changing employers; How the Health...
- Help for Small Business. Goldstein, Scott // njbiz;1/1/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p1
The article reports on the plan of the administration of New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine to reduce the state's health insurance premiums in 2007. Corzine is said to be interested in a plan similar to the one adopted in 2006 in Massachusetts which requires all state residents to purchase health...