The economic burden of providing health insurance : how much worse off are small firms? /
More than 60 percent of nonelderly Americans receive health-insurance (HI) coverage through employers, either as policyholders or as dependents. However, rising health-care costs are leading many to question the long-term viability of the employer-based insurance system. Concerns about the economic...
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|Series:||Technical report (Rand Corporation) ;
- Ch. 1. Introduction
- ch. 2. Data
- ch. 3. Methods
- ch. 4. Results
- ch. 5. Limitations
- ch. 6. Discussion
- ch. 7. Conclusion
- Appendix A. Supporting data.
- Cover; Preface; Contents; Figures; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter One
- Introduction; Background; Motivation; Approach; Overview of This Report; Chapter Two
- Data; Chapter Three
- Methods; Chapter Four
- Results; Employer Health-Insurance Burdens; Sensitivity Analyses With Very Small Firms; Plan Quality; Chapter Five
- Limitations; Chapter Six
- Discussion; Overall Results; Growth in Health-Insurance Burden at Small Firms; Differences Between Small and Large Firms; Distribution of Health-Insurance Burden Among Offering Firms; Components of Employer Cost Burden.