Employer-Based Coverage: Shore It Up or Ship It Out?

September 21, 2007

Employer-sponsored coverage rates have been steadily falling, from 66 percent of non-elderly Americans in 2000 to slightly below 60 percent in 2006. Experts cite rising premium costs and workforce changes as factors driving the erosion in such coverage.

What are the pros and cons of employer-sponsored coverage? Who is losing coverage and why? Is it possible to maintain or improve health coverage for employees and also prevent jobs from moving overseas? This briefing, sponsored by the Alliance and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, explored these and related questions.


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Paul Fronstin (PowerPoint)
Robert Galvin (PowerPoint)
Gerry Shea (PowerPoint)
Len Nichols (PowerPoint)

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