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Rate of employer-based health insurance keeps dropping

April 11, 2013 4:07 AM
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Rate of employer-based health insurance keeps dropping

WASHINGTON — The availability of employer-sponsored insurance has fallen by about 10% over the past decade, which has spurred an increase in the overall number of Americans without health insurance, according to a report released today.

"This documents that in virtually every state across the country, there has been a steady decline in employers that provide coverage over the past 10 years," said Andrew Hyman, director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's health care coverage team. "It would be a real stretch to say this was cau...

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