This annual survey of employers provides a detailed look at trends in employer-sponsored health coverage, including premiums, employee contributions, cost-sharing provisions, offer rates, wellness programs, and employer practices. Annual premiums for employer-sponsored family health coverage reached $21,342 this year, up 4% from last year, with workers on average paying $5,588 toward the cost of their coverage.
If the ACA is overturned, federal law protection for people with pre-existing health conditions would end. This post examines what that could mean for people in the time of COVID-19, including whether and how insurers could deny coverage to people who have had COVID or other pre-existing conditions.
On Nov. 10, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that seeks to overturn the Affordable Care Act. This fact sheet summarizes the major provisions of the ACA, illustrating the breadth of its changes to the health care system.
This analysis estimates that almost 54 million people have pre-existing health conditions that would likely have made them uninsurable in the individual markets that existed in most states before the ACA.