Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2012 Current Population Survey

Source: Paul Fronstin, Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), Issue Brief 376, September 2012

The uninsured rate for working-age Americans ticked down in 2011, but only because public program coverage grew faster than employment-based health insurance coverage declined, according to a new report by EBRI. While employment-based health coverage is still the dominant source of health insurance in the United States, it has been steadily shrinking since 2000.

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