Navigation Links
Small Firm Workers Pick Large Firm Benefits
Date:3/31/2008

Couples Use Health Coverage Of Large-Firm Employed Spouse

WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Couples tend to use the health care coverage of the large-firm employed spouse. That is a central finding of a study released today by the Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration. The study also shows that children are more likely to have health care coverage if a large firm employs one or both parents.

"This report uncovers new information about an area of health care coverage that has been little examined in the past," said Dr. Jules Lichtenstein, an economist for the Office of Advocacy. "It points out the danger of only looking at single workers to determine coverage. Many times workers have other options. The issue is quite complex, as noted in this report."

Written by Eric Seiber and Curtis Florence with funding from the Office of Advocacy, Changes in Family Health Insurance Coverage for Small and Large Firm Workers and Dependents: Evidence from 1995 to 2005 analyzed data from the Census Bureau's Annual Demographic Survey of the Current Population Survey.

The report finds:

-- Small firm workers married to large firm workers are more likely to be covered as a dependent by the large-firm employed spouse.

-- Large firm employees who lose health care coverage do not necessarily shift coverage to the small-firm employed spouse.

-- Children are more likely to have dependent coverage if a large firm employs one or both parents.

-- Children who lose large firm supplied health insurance do not necessarily shift coverage to the small-firm employed spouse.

For more information and a complete copy of the report, visit the Office of Advocacy website at http://www.sba.gov/advo.

The Office of Advocacy, the "small business watchdog" of the federal government, examines the role and status of small business in the economy and independently represents the views of small business to federal agencies, Congress, and the President. It is the source for small business statistics presented in user-friendly formats, and it funds research into small business issues.

The Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is an independent voice for small business within the federal government. The presidentially appointed Chief Counsel for Advocacy advances the views, concerns, and interests of small business before Congress, the White House, federal agencies, federal courts, and state policy makers. For more information, visit http://www.sba.gov/advo, or call (202) 205-6533.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small BusinessAdministration
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Small Business Health Care Survey Points to Need for Reform
2. Guardian Expands Dental Benefit Options Helps Small Business Owners Lower Insurance Cost
3. Smart Balance Presented at Citi Small/Midcap Conference
4. Medicare Bidding Program for Durable Medical Equipment May Harm Small Businesses and Decrease Patient Access to Care, Say 137 Members of Congress
5. Smart Balance to Webcast Presentation at Citi Small/Midcap Conference
6. NBTY to Web Cast Presentation at Citigroup Small and Mid-Cap Conference
7. Edwards Lifesciences to Present at the Citi 5th Annual Small and Mid-Cap Conference
8. LightAir Cleans the Air From the Smallest and Most Dangerous Particles Without Generating Ozone
9. MedCath Corporation to Present at the Citi 2008 Small and Mid-Cap Conference
10. California Small Business Association Condemns California Nurses Associations Decision to Call Prolonged Strike at Hospitals Throughout Northern California
11. Verathon Inc. Launches Enhanced BladderScan(R) Bladder Volume Instrument With Small Child Mode
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Memorial Healthcare ... Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) that it has received accreditation for its residency program ... three residency programs that Memorial is currently pursuing, including Pediatrics and Internal Medicine. ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... Calif. (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2016 , ... Our ... An effective way to confront and deal with these stressors is to adopt a ... to be good for you. Risa Groux, a certified Holistic Nutritionist and the creator ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... The American workforce is ... even security. Most importantly, employees are the single most important asset in creating ... so unhappy? , Just under half of American workers are emotionally checked out ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... The White House announced efforts ... more information about their loan terms and accounts, and more protections for borrowers. ... federal and private loans, has reached $1.3 trillion, with 43 million Americans holding ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Coast Dental Fort Stewart is celebrating ... new location in the Exchange Furniture Mall at 112 Vilseck Road in Fort Stewart. ... Smart TV. Plus attendees will have the opportunity to meet general dentists Thomas Richards, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/28/2016)... YORK , April 28, 2016 ... online consumer insights on healthcare, announced today that it ... their report Cool Vendor in Life Sciences, 2016, ... April 15, 2016.  The report focuses on life-science- oriented ... gain insight from patients and doctors, confirm medication ingestion, ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... 28, 2016   Acsis , a leading provider ... IT market research and advisory firm IDC has named ... MarketScape: Worldwide Pharmaceutical Track and Trace Software 2016 Vendor ... an assessment of the capabilities and business strategies of ... market. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160427/360791LOGO ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX ) announced today ... quarter ended March 26, 2016.  GAAP diluted earnings ... non-GAAP diluted EPS of $0.47 increased 14.6%.  Revenue ... basis, and 6.3% on a constant currency basis.  ... highlighted by 14.6% growth in non-GAAP EPS," said ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: