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Employer Health Insurance: A Bargain Compared to Government-Sponsored Coverage
Sally Pipes, in Forbes Link to more items from this source
Aug. 5, 2014
"Employer plans' costs aren't just lower -- they've also been rising more slowly. Between 2003 and 2012, employer costs climbed 13.6 percent, after adjusting for inflation, compared with 14 percent for government programs. That difference might seem insignificant. But given that employers spend $579 billion and that government spends more than $1.1 trillion, it translates to billions of dollars."

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