Employer-provided health insurance provides coverage for more than 178 million individuals in the U.S. Without employers, the U.S. health care system would collapse.
Employer-provided health insurance is beset by challenges, but it is also the most sought out employee benefit today and has been for the past 75 years. But it's gotten too expensive, with family health insurance annual premiums averaging $20,576 -- nearly $10 per hour cost.
Let's face it, the current health care system is not working for employers and employees. A new solution is needed. That is why The Manual - Health Care 2020: Connecting the Dots is a must read not only for employers but also employees.
This easy, 96-page read educates employers and employees about:
In a new, consumer-friendly health care marketplace, Health Care 2020 replaces the most consumer-unfriendly marketplace with a new way of pricing health care. It's a practical way to purchase health care just like any other product or service that consumers buy and use.
Employers will drive Health Care 2020 because they have the most to gain financially for themselves and their employees by becoming part of the solution.