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Title:
   Trends in Premiums and Employee Contributions for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance: Private Sector, 1996-2011
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 388
MEPS component:
   Insurance Component
Publication date:
   November 14, 2012
Description:
   During the 15-year period from 1996-2011, health insurance premiums and employee contributions both rose steadily. For single coverage, premiums rose 162.1 percent from $1,992 to $5,222, while employee contributions rose faster (218.7 percent) from $342 to $1,090. Family coverage premiums increased 203.2 percent over the period from $4,954 to $15,022, compared to a 210.7 percent increase ($1,275 to $3,962) in employee contributions.
Author(s):
   James M. Branscome, MS
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Health Insurance -- Employer-sponsored
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st388/stat388.pdf (406 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st388/stat388.shtml
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