also explains the basics of employer-based insurance. "Most Americans, 162
million, get health insurance through their employers. Sixty percent of employers
offer health benefits, according to a new survey by the Kaiser Family
Foundation and the Health Research and Educational Trust.
Generally, employers subsidize the cost of the
insurance, but workers share the expense through a variety of payments, including
premiums, co-payments and deductibles" (Villegas, 9/28).
Source: Kaiser Health News