Taking A U-Turn On Benefits, Big Employers Vow To Continue Offering Health Insurance

Kaiser Health New reports that two new surveys indicate “companies continue to try to control costs while backing away from shrinking or dropping health benefits.” The article says this is “a marked change from three years ago, when many big employers – those with 1,000 employees or more – contemplated ending medical benefits and shifting workers to the Affordable Care Act’s marketplaces.” Three years ago, just 25 percent of large employers were “very confident” they would still be providing healthcare coverage for workers in a decade, but in the recent survey, that figure rose to 65 percent. Read about the U-Turn on benefits at: Taking A U-Turn On Benefits, Big Employers Vow To Continue Offering Health Insurance

The Single-Payer Tornado

This infographic from the National Association of Health Underwriters uncovers some of the unintended outcomes and unexpected consequences of a government run, single payer healthcare system.   Download the Infographic PDF here,  SinglePayer_TornadoFINAL.   Video about HealthCare Wait Times in Canada by the Frasier Institute of Canada The Red Cross has called wait times in the United Kingdom a “humanitarian crisis”.  Read this article written by The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/jan/06/nhs-faces-humanitarian-crisis-rising-demand-british-red-cross