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Employer sponsored group plans “unsustainable” in WA

Many employers report their intent to drop group coverage all together if prices go up another 15%.Read the story from Seattle Times

COMMENT:
Won’t be long before most of those employers drop coverage (if they’re serious). This is part of a growing trend — less group, more individual coverage.

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Americans support employer sponsored health plans

According to Vital Signs from Market Street, Americans generally support employer sponsored health care. Over 80% of those surveyed want to maintain the current system, at least in principle. 88% of Democrats support mandated employer sponsored care. About 153 million people receive their benefits from their jobs.

Market Watch article here

COMMENT:
Sneaky, sneaky, sneaky. If you want to develop a survey asking whether people support the idea of having someone else pay for their coverage, the results are going to be rather predictable, don’t you think?