Health Insurance Enrollment: Two Distinct Periods Reflect Crosscurrents in Employment-Based Public Programs

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Health Insurance Trends

Two key measures of health insurance coverage in the United States moved modestly in opposite directions over the 10-year period ending in 2004, a study released today by the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) reported.

While the 10-year trends painted a picture of relative stability, the study pointed out two crosscurrents: Employment-based coverage expanded significantly in the 1994