INDIVIDUAL MARKET

employer BENEFITS

Latest Polling
154M
People under age 65 across the country rely on employer-sponsored health coverage. (State Health Facts)
$1655
Average annual deductible for single coverage in employer-sponsored plans. (2019 Employer Health Benefits Survey)
57%
of employers offer health benefits, the same as last year and similar to a decade ago. (2019 Employer Health Benefits Survey)
66%
of those in employer health plans with high deductibles say they couldn’t pay a medical bill the size of their deductible without going into debt. (KFF/LATimes Poll)
the essentials

Individual market

Latest Polling
13.7M
Total enrollment in the individual market in early 2019, down 5% from previous year. (Data Note)
-3.5%
Average reduction in premiums nationally for the ACA marketplaces’ benchmark silver plans in 2020. (Brief)
$1.3B
Estimated total rebates paid by insurers in 2019 due to the ACA’s medical-loss ratio requirements. (Brief)
$134
Average gross margins per member per month for individual market insurers in first quarter of 2019. (Brief)

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