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Title:
   Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance for Employees of State and Local Governments, by Census Division, 2010
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 361
MEPS component:
   Insurance Component
Publication date:
   March 7, 2012
Description:
   According to data from the Insurance Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, 67.0 percent of state and local government employees were enrolled in employer-sponsored health insurance plans compared to 51.7 percent of private sector employees. State and local government employees were also more likely to work where health insurance is offered than were private employees. Of the 19.6 million state and local government employees in 2010, 77.6 percent were eligible to enroll in employer-sponsored health insurance coverage compared to 67.6 percent of the 108.4 million private sector employees.
Author(s):
   Marc Roemer, MS
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web only
MEPS Topics:
   Health Insurance -- Employer-sponsored, State and Metro Area Estimates
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st361/stat361.pdf (79 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st361/stat361.shtml
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