Employer-Based Healthcare Dropped Significantly During Recession.

Modern Healthcare (4/29, Evans, Subscription Publication) reports that the “percentage of adults covered by employer-sponsored health insurance dropped more significantly during the recession than in prior years during the past decade, according to a new report by the Employee Benefit Research Institute.” The report, “which analyzed Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics survey data, found the percentage of adults ages 18 to 65 with health benefits from an employer dropped to 52% in 2009 from 53.3% the prior year and 54.2% the year before that.”

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