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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.

What's wrong with American healthcare

The "insanely, outlandishly expensive" U.S. health insurance system is the product of random WWII-era tax provisions," according to  Vox's  Sarah Kliff, in an article published.

Critics blast Kaiser's dominance for blocking efforts to cut costs

Once considered the untouchable model of integrated care, skillfully managing both hospitals and health plans, Kaiser Permanente has earned its share of critics in the last few months, most recently over whether the insurer is an obstacle to lower healthcare costs.

White House delays employer mandate until 2015

In a shocking move, the White House announced Tuesday it is delaying the reform law's mandate that employers provide health insurance coverage for their workers.  

Survey: Half of young adults skip employer coverage

A new study from benefits administrator ADP found only 50 percent of employees under age 30 signed up for health insurance when their employers offered it.

Consumers with employer-based coverage visit ER for nonemergencies

Most consumers with employer-sponsored health insurance visit the emergency room for nonemergency conditions, according to a new report from Truven Health Analytics.

Study: Employer-sponsored coverage dropped 10%

In more evidence that the health insurance industry's landscape is transforming, a new study finds employer-based coverage, once the cornerstone of the market, has "eroded substantially."

Employer-based coverage to continue for next 5 years

Large employers expect to continue providing health insurance for their workers, at least for the next five years, new survey findings show.

Gallup: Employer-based coverage steadily declining

Employer-based health insurance has been declining, with fewer members in these types of commercial plans last year than in 2008. Instead, more people are either uninsured or receive health insurance through a government-based program, according to a new Gallup poll.

Premiums increase, but at slower rate

Health insurance premiums rose 4 percent this year--less than half of the 9 percent increase last year--continuing the recent trend of moderated health costs and spending, says a Kaiser Family Foundation survey released Tuesday.