Employer-covered insurance doesn’t drop despite ACA, report finds

The percentage of workers covered by employer-sponsored health insurance has held steady, despite arguments that the Affordable Care Act would spur a decline. Between June 2013 and March 2015 just over 70% of U.S. workers were covered by a plan provided by their employer, according to a study released Wednesday by the Urban Institute Health Policy Center. To that end, employers regardless of company size continued to offer insurance coverage, the study found. The number of small-firm employers that offered insurance grew to 61.3% in March 2015, up from 60.6% in June 2013. To read more, click here:

Jeffrey R. Ungvary