Survey: More employers considering using private health insurance exchanges

According to an article in today’s Business Insurance, a growing percentage of employers are contemplating migrating some or all of their group health benefit plan members into private health insurance exchanges by 2018.

The survey, conducted by Private Exchange Evaluation Collaborative, revealed that 45% of employers polled already are or have considered using a private insurance exchange to provide health care coverage to their full-time active employees, while between 30% and 37% use or are considering using an exchange to provide benefits for part-time employees and retirees.

Launched in October, the PEEC is a joint effort between New York-based PricewaterhouseCoopers L.L.P., the Employers’ Health Coalition, the Midwest Business Group on Health, the Northeast Business Group on Health and the Pacific Business Group on Health.

Read the full article.


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