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Issue Brief

Healthcare Cost Burden among Adults with Employer-Sponsored Insurance

Title
Healthcare Cost Burden among Adults with Employer-Sponsored Insurance
Location(s)
Columbia, Maryland
Date
June 1, 2021
Author(s)
Ann-Marie Akiwumi, Mithuna Srinivasan, Greg Foster, Chaosung Yu, Kevin Schott, Cristina Boccuti, Shelby Lawanson
Market
IMPAQ Health
Practice Areas
Health Insurance & Marketplaces
Health Policy
Americans are experiencing rising healthcare costs driven by increases in insurance premiums, deductibles, and other out-of-pocket expenses. Healthcare costs can be particularly burdensome for households where a significant share of income is taken up by these costs. This Issue Brief seeks to better understand and define the populations most at risk of high healthcare cost burdens among individuals with Employer Sponsored Insurance.