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Benefits Trends for 2020

November 6, 2019

Each year, the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research & Educational Trust conduct a survey to examine employer-sponsored health benefit trends. Some highlights from the 2019 survey include the following:

Plan Enrollment Trends

  • Preferred provider organizations (PPOs)—44% of workers covered
  • HDHP/SOs—30% of workers covered
  • Health maintenance organizations (HMOs)—19% of workers covered
  • Point-of-service (POS) plans—7% of workers covered

Health Insurance Premiums

The average premium rose 4% for single coverage and 5% for family coverage—around $7,188 and $20,576 respectively.

Worker Contributions

In dollar amounts, workers contributed $1,242 and $6,015 toward their premiums for single coverage and family coverage respectively.

Self-funding

Similar to the previous year, 17% of small employers have partially or fully self-funded plans, and 80% of large employers have partially or self-funded plans.

Contact Consociate Health for more information on benefit offerings or to learn what you can do to control your health care costs.

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