Employer-Sponsored Insurance for Low- and Moderate-Income Children

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January 2016

Employer-sponsored insurance has long been a major source of health coverage for children in the United States. More than half of all children in the United States are covered by employer-sponsored insurance. This fact sheet provides background information on employer-sponsored insurance for low- and moderate-income children—including availability, affordability, and benefits covered—that may be relevant to future discussions on policies affecting children’s health insurance coverage.

Publication Type: Fact Sheets

Tags: actuarial value, benefits, children, copayments, cost sharing, deductibles, employer-sponsored insurance, federal poverty level (FPL), out-of-pocket limits, premiums