Park City, Utah (PRWEB) April 19, 2013
Today, Zane Benefits, Inc. published new information on trends in small business health insurance. Zane Benefits, which provides comprehensive and flexible alternatives to traditional employer sponsored health benefits, is the leader in defined contribution and health reimbursement arrangements.
According to Zane Benefits’ website, employer-sponsored health insurance “eroded substantially” from 1999 to 2011. These are the findings published yesterday in a report by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. According to the release, the analysis provides a baseline to measure the impacts of the Affordable Care Act expansions of public and private coverage in 2014.
Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Declining in All Areas
According to Zane Benefits’ website, key findings over the study period (1999-2011) include:
Trends Due to Health Care Reform?
According to Zane Benefits’ website, the study found that no, employer-sponsored health insurance was already steadily declining nationwide before the Affordable Care Act was signed in 2010.
"This documents that in virtually every state across the country, there has been a steady decline in employers that provide coverage over the past 10 years," said Andrew Hyman, director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's health care coverage team, in a USA today article. "It would be a real stretch to say this was caused by anticipation of the Affordable Care Act," President Obama's 2010 health care law.
About Zane Benefits
Zane Benefits was founded in 2006 to provide a revolutionized SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) administration platform ("ZaneHRA") for Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) and defined contribution health care. The flagship software provides a 100% paperless administration experience to employers and insurance professionals that want to offer better health benefits without a traditional group health insurance plan at lower costs. For more information about ZaneHRA, visit http://www.zanebenefits.com.
Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/4/prweb10641904.htm.
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