Medical Expenditure Panel Survey-Insurance Component Chartbook 2017

The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey-Insurance Component Chartbook, an online resource report released by AHRQ, provides a comprehensive annual update of private, employer-sponsored health insurance in the United States.

Premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance from private-sector employers in the United States ranged from $6,368 for single coverage to more than $18,000 for family coverage in 2017. Private employer-sponsored insurance is the primary source of health insurance coverage for individuals under age 65.

The chartbook is based on surveys of more than 42,000 business establishments across the country that make available national and State-level estimates of private employer-sponsored health insurance, including offer rates, costs, employee eligibility, and the number of enrollees.

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Page last reviewed October 2018
Page originally created October 2018
Internet Citation: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey-Insurance Component Chartbook 2017. Content last reviewed October 2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/meps-insurance-chartbook.html