Number of self insured employers

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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.


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