Health care commentary: A case for group insurance

January 29, 2008

A debate rages among brokers and agents about the best way to fund employee health insurance. One side promotes the current system: employers retain their free choice to 1) provide group insurance, 2) pay for individual insurance or 3) offer no insurance. The other side promotes substituting employer-paid, portable individual insurance. This view has gained wide acceptance, especially among free market health reformers.

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