EBRI Fast Facts

How Has the Percentage of Employers Offering Retiree Health Benefits Changed?

Feb 15, 2024 4  pages


Very few private-sector employers offer retiree health benefits — and the number has been declining. In fact, EBRI research found that only about 3 percent of private-sector establishments offered health benefits to Medicare-eligible retirees in 2022. This Fast Fact reviews these data and presents an analysis of private-sector and government employers from 1997 to 2022.