Report: Employer-Sponsored Insurance Strained by Pandemic

A Sept. 9 report by the nonpartisan health care policy group United States of Care highlights the challenges posed to the government, private firms and health plan members by the country’s reliance on employer-sponsored insurance — and points out that COVID-19 has made existing problems worse.

However, while the report identifies some public policy limitations of the employer-sponsored health system, it stops short of advocating for universal health coverage.

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Peter Johnson

Peter Johnson

Peter has been a reporter for nearly a decade. Before joining AIS Health, Peter covered a wide variety of topics in his hometown of Seattle, where he continues to live. Peter’s work has appeared in publications including The Atlantic and The Stranger. Peter attended Colby College.

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