Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Unsustainable Costs

Percent change in the amount employees must contribute for private health insurance by type of coverage, 2001 to 2009...

Family: +99.5%
(from $1,741 to $3,474)

Individual: +92.2%
(from $498 to $957)

Employee plus one: +120.8%
(from $1,070 to $2,363)

Note: All figures are in current dollars, not adjusted for inflation.
Source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, Statistical Brief #325, Changes in Premiums and Employee Contributions for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance, Private Industry, 2001-2009

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