How many self insured employers are there?
58.5% of the US workers
Statistics in the Unites States of America show that the percentage of U.S. workers in private-sector self-insured health plans has been significantly increasing. In 2011, 58.5% of workers with employer-provided health coverage were in self-insured plans. In 1998 the percentage was of 40.9%. The percentage of workers statewide in self-insured plans has increased as follows: for example, in firms with 50-99 employees, from 54.4 percent in 2006 to 67.2 percent in 2011. Needless to say, in firms with 100-999 employees, from 16.6 percent to 29.2 percent. In firms with 1,000 or more employees, from 74.1 percent to 86.4 percent.