The current state of employment-based health coverage

Sherry A. Glied, Phyllis C. Borzi

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Most insured Americans obtain health insurance coverage through an employer. The survival of this often-criticized form of coverage is due to policies that encourage it, in particular the favorable taxtreatment of employer payments, as well as to several inherent advantages of job-based coverage over both non-group and public coverage.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)404-409
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Law, Medicine and Ethics
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Issues, ethics and legal aspects
  • Health Policy


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