Publication Date: December 2007
Publisher: Sagamore Institute for Policy Research
Author(s): Amy Kaplan
Research Area: Health; Labor
Coverage: United States
This Sagamore Policy Paper is the seventh in a series of essays in support of Sagamore’s project on the Benefits Access Learning Cluster, an effort funded by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. This particular report explores a policy option, currently under consideration, that would strengthen employer-based health insurance. In addition, it attempts to put into perspective the importance of employer- based health insurance and the positive role that businesses can play.