Trends in Health Benefits in the United States Project

March 2010, EBRI Notes
"Tracking Health Insurance Coverage by Month: Trends in Employment-Based Coverage Among Workers, and Access to Coverage Among Uninsured Workers"

February 2010, EBRI Issue Brief #339
"Employers, Workers, and the Future of Employment-Based Health Benefits"

January 2010, EBRI Notes
"Retiree Health Benefit Trends Among the Medicare-Eligible Population"

January 2010, EBRI Issue Brief #338
"Implications of Health Reform for Retiree Health Benefits"

October 2009, EBRI Notes
"The Relationship Between Union Status and Employment-Based Health Benefits"

September 2009, EBRI Issue Brief #334
"Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2009 Current Population Survey"

August 2009, EBRI Notes
"Health Insurance Coverage of Individuals Ages 55–64, 1994–2007"

July 2009, EBRI Issue Brief #331
"The 2009 Health Confidence Survey: Public Opinion on Health Reform Varies; Strong Support for Insurance Market Reform and Public Plan Option, Mixed Response to Tax Cap"

June 2009, EBRI Notes
"Savings Needed for Health Expenses in Retirement: An Examination of Persons Ages 55 and 65 in 2009"

June 2009, EBRI Issue Brief #330
"Addressing Health Care Market Reform Through an Insurance Exchange: Essential Policy Components, the Public Plan Option, and Other Issues to Consider"

January 2009, EBRI Issue Brief #325
"Capping the Tax Exclusion for Employment-Based Health Coverage: Implications for Employers and Workers"

September 2008, EBRI Issue Brief #321
"Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2008 Current Population Survey"

August 2008, EBRI Notes
"The Impact of Immigration on Health Insurance Coverage in the United States, 1994-2006"

August 2008, EBRI Notes
"Saving for Health Care in Retirement: The Use of Health Savings Accounts"

June 16, 2008, Statement by Paul Fronstin, EBRI, before the Senate Finance Committees Health Reform Summit 2008, on Trends in Employment-Based Health Benefits for Workers and Retirees (T-152).

May 2008, EBRI Issue Brief #317
"Savings Needed to Fund Health Insurance and Health Care Expenses in Retirement: Findings from a Simulation Model "

May 2008, EBRI Notes
"The Basics of Medicare: Updated With the 2008 Board of Trustees Report"

April 3, 2008, Testimony by Paul Fronstin, EBRI, before the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Aging, heaing on Scrambling for Health Insurance Coverage: Health Security for People Between 55-64 Years of Age (T-150).

February 2008, EBRI Notes
"The Future of Employment-Based Health Benefits: Have Employers Reached a Tipping Point?"

December 2007, EBRI Issue Brief #312
"The Future of Employment-Based Health Benefits: Have Employers Reached a Tipping Point?"

October 2007, EBRI Issue Brief #310
"Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2007 Current Population Survey"

May 2007, EBRI Issue Brief #305
"Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Updated Analysis of the March 2006 Current Population Survey"

March 2007, EBRI Issue Brief #303
"Employment-Based Health Benefits: Access and Coverage, 1988–2005"

January 2007, EBRI Notes
"Health Insurance Coverage of the Near Elderly, 1994-2005"

November 2006, EBRI Notes
"2006 Health Confidence Survey: Dissatisfaction With Health Care System Doubles Since 1998"

October 2006, EBRI Issue Brief #298
"Sources of Coverage and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2006 Current Population Survey"

October 2006, "Private Health Insurance." in Covering Health Issues 2006: A Sourcebook for Journalists. Prepared by the Alliance for Health Reform.

July 2006, EBRI Issue Brief #295
"Savings Needed to Fund Health Insurance and Health Care Expenses in Retirement"

June 2006, EBRI Issue Brief #294
"The Tax Treatment of Health Insurance and Employment-Based Health Benefits"

May 2006, EBRI Notes
"The Impact of Hours of Work on Employment-Based Health Benefits"

March 2006, Commonwealth Fund pub. no. 908, Report prepared for the Commonwealth Fund/Alliance for Health Reform 2006 Bipartisan Congressional Health Policy Conference
"Workers’ Health Insurance: Trends, Issues, and Options To Expand Coverage"

November 2005, EBRI Issue Brief #287
"Sources of Coverage and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2005 Current Population Survey" 

November 2005, EBRI Notes
"2005 Health Confidence Survey: Cost and Quality Not Linked"

October 2005, EBRI Notes
"Uninsured Unchanged in 2004, But Employment-Based Health Coverage Declined"

August 2005, EBRI Issue Brief #284
"Employment-Based Health Benefits: Trends in Access and Coverage"

June 2005, EBRI Notes
"The Impact of Immigration on Health Coverage in the United States"

May 2005, EBRI Notes
"Union Status and Employment-Based Health Benefits"

March 2005, EBRI Issue Brief #279
"The Impact of the Erosion of Retiree Health Benefits on Workers and Retirees" 

February 2005, EBRI Issue Brief #278
"Controlling Health Costs and Improving Health Care Quality for Retirees" 

February 2005, EBRI Notes
"The Relationship Between Income and Health Insurance"

December 2004, EBRI Issue Brief #276
"Sources of Coverage and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2004 Current Population Survey" 

December 2004, EBRI Notes
"Health Care Spending Growth Slowdown Stalls in First Half of 2004"

November 2004, EBRI Issue Brief #275
"Public Attitudes on the U.S. Health Care System: Findings from the Health Confidence Survey" 

October 2004, EBRI Notes
"Uninsured Rose in 2003 as Number of Americans With Employment-Based Health Benefits Declined" 

September 2004, EBRI Issue Brief #273
"Health Savings Accounts and Other Account-Based Health Plans" 

July 2004, EBRI Issue Brief #271
"Health Care Expenses in Retirement and the Use of Health Savings Accounts

June 2004, EBRI Issue Brief #270
"Medicare Prescription Drugs: Making the New Program Work

June 2004, EBRI Notes
"The Impact on Employment-Based Health Benefits of the Shift From a Manufacturing Economy to a Service Economy" 

May 2004, EBRI Notes
"Medicare Program Takes On More Income-Related Features" 

March 2004, EBRI Notes
"National Health Spending Rose 9.3 Percent in 2002; Sixth Consecutive Year of Faster Growth" 

March 2004, EBRI Notes
"Health Insurance Coverage of Individuals Ages 55-64, 1994-2002" 

January 2004, EBRI Issue Brief #265
"Prescription Drugs: Recent Trends in Utilization, Expenditures, and Coverage" 

December 2003, EBRI Issue Brief #264
"Sources of Coverage and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2003 Current Population Survey" 

November 2003, EBRI Notes
"Uninsured Rose in 2002 as Number of Americans With Employment-Based Health Benefits Declined" 

October 2003, EBRI Notes
"Findings From the 2003 Health Confidence Survey: Americans Increasingly Worried About Health Care Costs" 

July 2003. EBRI Special Report S-R 43
“How Many Medicare Beneficiaries Will Lose Employment-Based Retiree Health Benefits if Medicare Covers Outpatient Prescription Drugs?” 

June 2003, EBRI Notes
"National Health Spending Up 8.7 Percent Between 2000-2001; Spending for Health Care Will Continue to Grow" 

May 2003, EBRI Issue Brief #257
"EBRI Research Highlights: Health Benefits"

February 2003, EBRI Issue Brief #254
"Retiree Health Benefits: Savings Needed to Fund Health Care in Retirement"

December 2002, EBRI Issue Brief #252
"Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2002 Current Population Survey

November 2002, EBRI Notes
"Uninsured Up in 2001, Number With Job-Based Health Benefits Declines"

September 2002, EBRI Notes
"Consumer-Driven Health Benefits: A Continuing Evolution?"

August 2002, EBRI Notes
"Disease Management Programs" and "Health Insurance Coverage and the Near Elderly" and "Findings From the 2001 Health Confidence Survey"

July 2002, EBRI Issue Brief #247
"Can 'Consumerism' Slow the Rate of Health Benefit Cost Increases?"

June 2002, EBRI Issue Brief #246
"Can Defined Contribution Health Insurance Reduce Cost Growth?"

April 2002, EBRI Issue Brief #244
"A Temporary Fix? Implications of the Move Away From Comprehensive Health Benefits"

December 2001, EBRI Issue Brief #240
"Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2001 Current Population Survey"

November 2001, EBRI Notes
"Number of Americans With Job-Based Health Benefits Increased in 2000 While Uninsured Declined"

October 2001, EBRI Notes
"Two Views on Defined Contribution Health Benefits"

August 2001, EBRI Issue Brief #236
"Retiree Health Benefits: Trends and Outlook"

August 2001, EBRI Notes
"Defined Contribution Health Benefits: The Next Evolution?"

July 2001, EBRI Notes
"Employment-Based Health Promotion and Wellness Programs"

May 2001, EBRI Issue Brief #233
"Employment-Based Health Benefits: Trends and Outlook"

March 2001, EBRI Issue Brief #231
"Defined Contribution Health Benefits"

January 2001, EBRI Issue Brief #229 and SR37
"EBRI Research Highlights: Retirement and Health Data"

December 2000, EBRI Issue Brief #228
"Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2000 Current Population Survey"

December 2000, EBRI Notes
"Privacy and Quality in Health Care"

November 2000, EBRI Notes
"Job-Based Health Benefits Continue to Rise While Uninsured Rate Declines"

October 2000, EBRI Issue Brief #226
"Small Employers and Health Benefits: Findings From the 2000 Small Employer Health Benefits Survey"

September 2000, EBRI Issue Brief #225
"Counting the Uninsured: A Comparison of National Surveys"

September 2000, EBRI Notes
"Prescription Drugs: Continued Rapid Growth"

August 2000, EBRI Issue Brief #224
"The Working Uninsured: Who They Are, How They Have Changed, and the Consequences of Being Uninsured, With Presidential Candidate Proposals Outlined"

August 2000, EBRI Notes
"The Economic Costs of the Uninsured"

July 2000, EBRI Notes
"National Health Spending Up 5.6 Percent Between 1997 and 1998; Public Spending for Health Care Understated" and "Finances of Employee Benefits"

May 2000, EBRI Issue Brief #221
"Voluntary Long-Term Care Insurance: Best Practices for Increasing Employee Participation"

April 2000, EBRI Issue Brief #220
"Employer-Sponsored Long-Term Care Insurance: Best Practices for Increasing Sponsorship"

March 2000, EBRI Notes
"The Relationship Between Income and the Uninsured" and "Health Insurance Coverage and the Near Elderly, 1998"

February 2000, EBRI Notes
"Medicare Beneficiaries With Dual Sources of Coverage"

January 2000, EBRI Issue Brief #217
"Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 1999 Current Population Survey"

December 1999, EBRI Notes
"53 Percent of Private-Sector Establishments Offered Health Insurance"

November 1999, EBRI Notes
"Both Job-Based Health Coverage and Uninsured Continue to Rise, CPS Shows"

October 1999, EBRI Issue Brief #214
"Health Care Consolidation and the Changing Health Care Marketplace: A Review of the Literature and Issues"

October 1999, EBRI Notes
"Prescription Drug Utilization and Physician Visits"

September 1999, EBRI Issue Brief #213
"Employment-Based Health Benefits: Who Is Offered Coverage vs. Who Takes It"

September 1999, EBRI Notes
"Public Opinion on the U.S. Health Insurance System: Gender and Plan Type Comparisons"

August 1999, EBRI Notes
"Severing the Link Between Health Insurance and Employment"

July 1999, EBRI Issue Brief #211
"Employment-Based Health Insurance: A Look at Tax Issues and Public Opinion"

June 1999, EBRI Notes
"Self-Funded ERISA Health Plans"

May 1999, EBRI Notes
"Union Status and Health Care Coverage of Workers"

April 1999, EBRI Issue Brief #208
"Prescription Drugs: Issues of Cost, Coverage, and Quality"

March 1999, EBRI Notes
"National Health Expenditures Top $1 Trillion Dollars for Second Year in 1997"

February 1999, EBRI Notes
"Male and Female Tenure Continues to Move in Opposite Directions" and "Health Insurance Coverage and the Near Elderly, 1997"

December 1998, EBRI Issue Brief #204
"Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 1998 Current Population Survey"

November 1998, EBRI Notes
"64.2 Percent of Nonelderly Americans Have Employment-Based Health Insurance, 18.3 Percent are Uninsured"

October 1998, EBRI Notes
"Beneficiaries with Dual Sources of Coverage"

September 1998, EBRI Issue Brief #201
"Features of Employment-Based Health Plans"

September 1998, EBRI Notes
"Children and Health Insurance: Sources of Coverage, Spells Without Coverage, 1995"

August 1998, EBRI Notes
"The Future of Medical Benefits: A Report on EBRI's May 6, 1998, Policy Forum" and "Health Insurance Portability and Job Lock: Findings from the 1998 Health Confidence Survey"

July 1998, EBRI Notes
"Slight Decline in Contingent Workers, Little Change in Alternative Work Arrangements, 1995 to 1997" and "Who Is Covered by ERISA for Health Benefits?"

June 1998, EBRI Issue Brief #198
"Characteristics of the Nonelderly with Selected Sources of Health Insurance and Lengths of Uninsured Spells"

May 1998, EBRI Notes
"National Health Expenditures Top $1 Trillion Dollars in 1996"

April 1998, EBRI Issue Brief #196
"Issues of Quality and Consumer Rights in the Health Care Market"

April 1998, EBRI Notes
"Access to Health Care and Satisfaction: Differences by Insurance Coverage and Insurance Type"

February 1998, EBRI Issue Brief #194
"Health Insurance Portability: COBRA Expansions and Job Mobility"

February 1998, EBRI Notes
"Do Employers/Employees Still Need Employee Benefits?" and "Medicare as an Option for Americans Ages 55-64: Issues to Consider"

January 1998, EBRI Issue Brief #193
"Implications of ERISA for Health Benefits and the Number of Self-Funded ERISA Plans"

January 1998, EBRI Notes
"BLS Survey Shows Change in Group Health and Retirement Plan Participation"