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Can Employer-sponsored Insurance Be Saved? A Review of Policy Options: Price Regulation

Employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) provides critical coverage for 160 million people in America. However, the adequacy of many of these plans is in decline, leaving many workers and their families with high out-of-pocket costs relative to their income. This blog assesses proposed policy options designed to improve the affordability of ESI, the state of the evidence supporting or refuting the proposed policy change, and opportunities for adoptions.