Even Small Employers Are Striking Out on Their Own.Manag Care. 2019 Jun; 28(6):34-36.MC
Several factors are at work. Group health insurance got more expensive when the ACA mandated essential health benefits and no-cost preventive care. Some small companies dropped coverage altogether, but now they are coming back into the fold as the employment market has tightened up, say brokers. Starting fresh, they have a chance to consider self-insurance.