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  Publication Details

Title:
   Enrollment in High Premium Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance, Private Industry, 2008
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 283
MEPS component:
   Insurance Component
Publication date:
   June 9, 2010
Description:
   This Statistical Brief reports estimates on the percentage of private sector employees enrolled in employer-sponsored health insurance plans with high premiums, those with annual premiums equal to or greater than $7,200 for single coverage plans, and equal to or greater than $19,000 for family coverage plans. Of all enrollees within each coverage type only five percent had premiums at or above these amounts. For single coverage, this was 1.6 million enrollees; for family coverage, this was 1.0 million enrollees (not including dependents covered under the plan) in 2008.
Author(s):
   Philip F. Cooper, PhD and Beth Levin Crimmel, MS
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Health Insurance -- Employer-sponsored
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st283/stat283.pdf (125 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st283/stat283.shtml
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