Brief Changes in Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Coverage
John Holahan
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Three factors contributed to the decline in employer-sponsored health insurance coverage (ESI). First, decreased employment during an economic downturn translated into fewer people with ESI. Second, the movement of workers from large establishments to medium and small ones resulted in a decline in ESI. Third, decreased employer contributions to premiums also contributed to the decline in ESI.
Research Areas Health and health care Wealth and financial well-being
Tags Health insurance Wages and nonwage compensation