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Employer-sponsored plan enrollment steady

Consumers enrolled in employer-sponsored health plans over the last two years are largely staying in those plans, according to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Nearly all companies plan to stick with employer-sponsored health plans

Nearly all employers who now offer insurance to full-time workers will continue to do so in 2016, though the likelihood of offering covering five years from now dips slightly.

Exchange plans get higher satisfaction marks than employer-based plans

Consumers who have signed up for a plan sold on a health insurance exchange are more satisfied with their coverage than consumers enrolled in employer-sponsored plans, according to a new survey from consumer research firm J.D. Power.

ACA doesn't affect health plans at large companies

Employer-sponsored health plans  remain strong five years into the Affordable Care Act, according to the latest health benefits report from the ADP Research Institute.

Survey: ACA had little impact on employer-sponsored plans this year

Insurers gained very few additional members in their employer-sponsored health plans between 2014 and 2015, according to a new survey from benefits consulting company Mercer.

Fewer than half of private-sector workers now covered by employer-sponsored insurance

The Affordable Care Act in a post-recession era may be detrimental to employer-sponsored insurance, according to a new  report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Employer executives want healthcare reform, increased transparency

Almost 74 percent of senior executives in the country's largest companies want policies that bring about comprehensive healthcare reform, better quality measurement and increased transparency, according to a new survey from the Pacific Business Group and the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation.

Combining all coverage types into integrated plans saves money

Insurers might want to consider expanding their coverage options to provide dental, vision, life, disability and pharmacy benefits into integrated plans for the employer-sponsored market.

CEOs threaten to derail ACA over wellness programs

The chief executives of some major companies are considering withdrawing their support of the Affordable Care Act after the Obama administration sued one of the country's most successful wellness programs offered by Honeywell, reported Reuters.

GOP bill would delay individual mandate until 2016

Newly introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives would delay the individual mandate until 2016, essentially postponing the individual mandate until its employer counterpart takes effect.