EBRI Health Databook

An EBRI-ERF Publication, 1999
ISBN 0-86643-094-6
Paperback, 212 pp.
PDF, 824 kb
Employee Benefit Research Institute, © 1999


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Executive Summary

The EBRI Health Benefits Databook is an indispensable statistical reference work on private- and public-sector health benefit programs. Organized into five easy-to-use sections, this invaluable resource presents data from multiple authoritative sources in table and chart form, supplemented with concise explanations. Appendixes provide technical, legislative, and source information on health benefits, a glossary of terms, and a complete index.

Between the covers of this book are countless facts about health care in America today. But underlying them all is the larger, fundamental fact on which all others rest: Accurate data are essential to fully understand the trends that drive health care costs, health benefit plan design, and health policy in America—accurate, comprehensive, unbiased, and timely data. This book provides an indispensable data resource for this kind of information.