Despite news of reduced competition and higher premium rates, the federal government argues most consumers will be able to find marketplace coverage for $75 a month or less.
Nearly seven-eighths of the country's top healthcare leaders favor the government taking a bigger role in curbing the rising cost of prescription drugs, while nearly all say that the two-year runup in drug prices has hurt their bottom lines.
Regarding the recent Comment/Guest Expert, “Higher employee cost-sharing could undermine job-based coverage system”, the Commonwealth Fund's Dr. David Blumenthal addressed many salient facts and issues relating to employer-based health insurance in his editorial.
Most non-elderly Americans—about 156 million of us—get health insurance through our jobs, or that of a spouse or parent. But job-based insurance is a two-sided coin: It represents both a major benefit for American workers and a major expense for their employers.