2022 Kaiser Family Foundation Survey of Employer Health Benefits (EHBS)

This long-running annual survey provides a detailed picture of how employer health insurance is changing over time for the approximately 155 million Americans who rely on employer-sponsored coverage.


Tracking changes in employer-sponsored health insurance
This annual survey provides a detailed picture of how employer health insurance coverage is changing over time in terms of availability, costs, and coverage for the 155 million Americans who rely on employer-sponsored health insurance. As the leading source of health insurance in the country, tracking how employer health insurance is changing provides critical information to a variety of audiences, including policymakers, researchers, employers, and the public.

Capturing trends via surveys with benefits managers
The survey captures trends in employer health coverage, including changes in premiums, offer rates, eligibility and coverage, employee contributions, cost sharing policies, enrollment, prescription drug coverage, retiree health benefits, self-insurance, and wellness and disease management programs. Data collection is conducted through web-based and telephone surveys with benefits managers through a nationally representative sample of over 2,000 American businesses with three or more workers.

NORC has collaborated on this annual study for more than 15 years
The study is an annual survey that began in the late 1980s, and is fielded from January through June of each year. The Kaiser Family Foundation has sponsored the study since 1999, and some NORC staff have collaborated on this study for more than two decades. NORC participates in survey development and testing, interviewer training, overseeing data collection, and writing of the annual report.

For more information about the EHBS, please visit the KFF website:

https://www.kff.org/health-costs/report/2021-employer-health-benefits-survey/

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