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.
- 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.
- Vision benefits offer low-cost window to wellness. Elswick, Jill // Employee Benefit News;Dec2004, Vol. 18 Issue 15, p26
Focuses on the increase in vision care benefits for employees in the U.S. Comment from Gary Jurney, an employee benefit broker for First Harbor Group, on discounts and payment assistance being provided by vision plans; Information on premium costs of vision plan; Discussion on the importance of...
- 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...
- DOWNSIZING HEALTH COVERAGE. Larkin, Howard // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Sep2005, Vol. 79 Issue 9, p44
This article deals with the reasons behind the decision of companies in the U.S. to reduce health insurance coverage of employees. As employers ask workers to pay a bigger share of insurance costs and as smaller companies drop employee coverage altogether, the number of people in the U.S....
- 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...