From 1999 to 2009, employer-sponsored family health insurance premiums increased 131% and the average annual cost of coverage went from $5,791 to $13,375. You may be able to lower costs by switching to a private plan.
Source: Kaiser/HRET Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Benefits, 1999-2009.
The Recession of 2008-2009 meant that 6.9 million people lost their employer-sponsored insurance. Of those, 3 million became uninsured.
Source: Based on John Holahan and Bowen Garrett, "Rising Unemployment, Medicaid, and the Uninsured."
Among 300 million Americans, 15% are uninsured, 52% have coverage through an employer, 27% are covered under Medicare/Medicaid, and only 5% have private non-group coverage. Are you insured? If not, then request a quote today.
Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and Uninsured/Urban Institute analysis of March 2009 CPS.
Average premiums for health insurance coverage range widely from state-to-state. In New York, annual premiums are an average of $6,630, while in Iowa they are $2,606. Find out how much you can save by requesting a quote.
Source: AHIP Center for Policy and Research. "Individual Health Insurance 2009."