Employer-provided coverage delivers affordable access to care, effective ways to improve health, and financial security for nearly 180 million hardworking Americans and their families. From small, family-owned, and mid-size businesses to national and international corporations to public-sector organizations and unions – companies across the country see the value in offering comprehensive health benefits to their employees. Thanks to diverse and active competition from health insurance providers in every state, consumers, and employers have access to high-quality and affordable care choices that deliver financial protection and peace of mind – now and for the future.
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Facts and Figures
A new study from AHIP demonstrates that the vast majority of Consumer-Directed Health Plans (CDHPs) took advantage of the flexibilities that Congress permitted in 2020 and 2021, covering many physical and mental health care services on a pre-deductible basis.
Half of children in the U.S. receive health coverage through a parent/guardian’s job.
Nearly half of Black Americans (47%) are enrolled in employer-provided coverage, and more than 40% of Hispanic Americans are enrolled in employer-provided coverage
Nearly 70% of Americans with employer-provided coverage (67%) are satisfied with their current coverage, and 64% believe the quality of their plan is high.
The vast majority of adults with employer-provided coverage (75%) say that their coverage was important to maintaining the health and financial security of them and their families during the pandemic.
Strong majorities agree their employer-provided coverage covers preventive services (82%), the benefits and services they need (74%), and mental health support (67%).
75% of consumers with employer-provided coverage are likely to consider being seen by a doctor or treated via telehealth if it’s an option, and 79% believe it’s important for the federal government to maintain the new COVID-19 telehealth flexibilities for patients.
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