A poll of employers by Kaiser Family Foundation found premiums rose 5% for family plans, topping $20,000 for 1st time.
The Cost of Employer-Provider Healthcare Just Topped $20,000. Medical costs are spiraling out of control but supposedly this is not inflation.
The average total cost of employer-provided health coverage passed $20,000 for a family plan this year, according to a new survey, a landmark that will likely resonate politically as health care has become an early focus of the presidential campaign.
Annual premiums rose 5% to hit $20,576 for an employer-provided family plan in 2019, according to the yearly poll of employers by the nonprofit Kaiser Family Foundation. On average, employers bore 71% of that cost, while employees paid the rest.