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importance of group coverage how tax policy shaped U.S. health insurance by Melissa A. Thomasson

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


  • Employer-sponsored health insurance -- Taxation -- United States.,
  • Insurance, Group -- Taxation -- United States.

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Other titlesHow tax policy shaped U.S. health insurance
StatementMelissa A. Thomasson.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- no.7543, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 7543.
ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination42 p. :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22397684M

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(The Affordable Care Act brought important changes to the individual market, including eliminating the ability of insurers to deny coverage based on preexisting conditions.) With groups such as small businesses, the insurer determines a premium price based on risk factors balanced over the entire group, using general information on members of.   The insurance cover will be provided to a group of people under a single master life insurance policy. Employers are bound to provide an insurance plan to their employees and therefore often offer group insurance cover. By providing insurance coverage to employees, they increase their sense of loyalty, resulting in enhanced productivity.   Group health insurance plans are purchased by companies and organizations, and then offered to its members or employees. Plans can only be purchased by groups. Maybe you’ve heard the term, Summary of Benefits and Coverage — also called “SBC.” It’s often talked about when it comes to choosing health plans and learning about costs. That’s because it’s basically a document that outlines what’s covered — and not covered — under a health plan.

That’s basic group life. Typical coverage amounts are $25,, $50, or an employee’s annual salary, rounded to the nearest $1, Because this is free, and coverage is generally guaranteed. Group insurance has several advantages chief among which is a life cover made available to members irrespective of age, gender, socio economic background or profession,so long as they belong to the group that is applying for insurance. While there are various objectives of group insurance, they cover the following basic functions. A group health insurance offers coverage to a group of people, as members of a society or employees of a company. The organization can either self-design a plan or choose a pre-planned insurance policy from the insurer. The policy is beneficial for both .   The idea behind group coverage is to spread the risk of claims over a large group of people. Everybody under the policy pays the same premiums even those who are severely ill, because no medical exam is required.