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Employers Offering Health Benefits in 2011 Drops to Record Low

Written by: JD Cleary
March 4, 2012 at 11:52 AM

A record low percentage of employers (44.6%) offered employee health benefits in 2011.

no health benefits According to a recent article by Benefitspro, the number of employers offering employee health benefits has been on the decline since 2008 when approximately 50% of employers offered employee health benefits.

Reported factors contributing to the decline include increased unemployment, cost and availability.

When will we see these numbers begin to rise?  

Topics: Group Health Insurance, Health Benefits