2015 Employer Health Benefits Survey

Source: Kaiser Family Foundation and Health Research & Educational Trust (Kaiser/HRET), September 22, 2015

From the abstract:
This annual survey of employers provides a detailed look at trends in employer-sponsored health coverage including premiums, employee contributions, cost-sharing provisions, and employer opinions. The 2015 survey included almost 2,000 interviews with non-federal public and private firms.

Annual premiums for employer-sponsored family health coverage reached $17,545 this year, up 4 percent from last year, with workers on average paying $4,955 towards the cost of their coverage, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research & Education Trust 2015 Employer Health Benefits Survey. The 2015 survey includes information on the use of incentive for employer wellness programs, plan cost-sharing as well as firm offer rate. Survey results are released here in a variety of ways, including a full report with downloadable tables on a variety of topics, summary of findings, and an article published in the journal Health Affairs.
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Interactive graphic: Premiums and Worker Contributions Among Workers Covered by Employer-Sponsored Coverage, 1999-2015

Health Benefits in 2015: Stable Trends in the Employer Market
Source: Gary Claxton, Matthew Rae, Nirmita Panchal, Heidi Whitmore, Anthony Damico, Kevin Kenward and Michelle Long, Health Affairs, Published online before print: September 2015
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