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October 2014, Benefits Magazine
"Reference Pricing: New Twist on the Defined Contribution Concept in Health Benefits"

October 2014, EBRI Notes
"Amount of Savings Needed for Health Expenses for People Eligible for Medicare: Good News Not So Rare Anymore"

September 2014, EBRI Issue Brief #404
"Quality of Health Care After Adopting a Full-Replacement, High-Deductible Health Plan With a Health Savings Account: A Five-Year Study"

September 2014, EBRI Notes
"2014 Health and Voluntary Workplace Benefits Survey: Most Workers Continue to be Satisfied With Their Own Health Plan, but Growing Number Give Low Ratings to Health Care System"

August 2014, EBRI Notes
"Satisfaction With Health Coverage and Care: Findings from the 2013 EBRI/Greenwald & Associates Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey"

July 2014, EBRI Notes
"Lifetime Accumulations and Tax Savings from HSA Contributions"

June 2014, EBRI Issue Brief #400
"HSA Balances, Contributions, Distributions, and Other Vital Statistics—A First Look at Data from the EBRI HSA Database on the 10th Anniversary of the HSA"

June 2014, EBRI Notes
"Consumer Engagement Among HSA and HRA Enrollees: Findings from the 2013 EBRI/Greenwald & Associates Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey"

May 2014, EBRI Notes
"Trends in Health Coverage for Part-Time Workers, 1999–2012"

April 2014, EBRI Issue Brief #398
"Reference Pricing for Health Care Services: A New Twist on the Defined Contribution Concept in Employment-Based Health Benefits"

April 2014, EBRI Notes
"Characteristics of the Population With Consumer-Driven and High-Deductible Health Plans, 2005–2013"

March 2014, EBRI Notes
"Brand-Name and Generic Prescription Drug Use After Adoption of a Full-Replacement, Consumer-Directed Health Plan With a Health Savings Account"

February 2014, EBRI Notes
"Employer and Worker Contributions to Health Reimbursement Arrangements and Health Savings Accounts, 2006–2013"

January 2014, EBRI Issue Brief #395
"Health Savings Accounts and Health Reimbursement Arrangements: Assets, Account Balances, and Rollovers, 2006–2013"

January 2014, EBRI Notes
"The Cost of Spousal Health Coverage"

December 2013, American Journal of Managed Care
"Medication Utilization and Adherence in a Health Savings Account-Eligible Plan"

December 2013, EBRI Issue Brief #393
"Findings from the 2013 EBRI/Greenwald & Associates Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey"

December 2013, EBRI Notes
"Views on Employment-Based Health Benefits: Findings from the 2013 Health and Voluntary Workplace Benefits Survey"

November 2013, EBRI Notes
"Views on the Value of Voluntary Workplace Benefits: Findings from the 2013 Health and Voluntary Workplace Benefits Survey"

October 2013, EBRI Notes
"Amount of Savings Needed for Health Expenses for People Eligible for Medicare: More Rare Good News"

September 2013, EBRI Issue Brief #390
"Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2013 Current Population Survey"

September 2013, EBRI Notes
"2013 Health and Voluntary Workplace Benefits Survey: Nearly 90% of Workers Satisfied With Their Own Health Plan, But 55% Give Low Ratings to Health Care System"

August 2013, EBRI Notes
"Satisfaction With Health Coverage and Care: Findings from the 2012 EBRI/MGA Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey"

July 2013, EBRI Issue Brief #388
"Health Care Spending after Adopting a Full-Replacement, High-Deductible Health Plan With a Health Savings Account: A Five-Year Study"

July 2013, EBRI Notes
"Tracking Health Insurance Coverage by Month: Trends in Employment-Based Coverage Among Workers, and Access to Coverage Among Uninsured Workers, 1995–2012"

June 2013, EBRI Notes
"Use of Health Care Services and Access Issues by Type of Health Plan: Findings from the EBRI/MGA Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey"

"Consumer-Directed Health Plans Reduce The Long-Term Use Of Outpatient Physician Visits And Prescription Drugs" Health Affairs, June 2013.

May 2013, EBRI Notes
"Trends in Health Coverage for Part-Time Workers"

April 2013, EBRI Issue Brief #385
"Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Pregnancy: Health Spending Following the PPACA Adult-Dependent Mandate"

April 2013, EBRI Notes
"Characteristics of the Population With Consumer-Driven and High-Deductible Health Plans, 2005–2012"

February 2013, EBRI Notes
"Employer and Worker Contributions to Health Reimbursement Arrangements and Health Savings Accounts, 2006–2012"

January 2013, EBRI Issue Brief #382
"Health Savings Accounts and Health Reimbursement Arrangements: Assets, Account Balances, and Rollovers, 2006–2012"

January 2013, EBRI Notes
"Views on Health Coverage and Retirement: Findings from the 2012 Health Confidence Survey"

December 2012, EBRI Issue Brief #379
"Findings from the 2012 EBRI/MGA Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey"

December 2012, EBRI Notes
"Views on Employment-Based Health Benefits: Findings from the 2012 Health Confidence Survey"

November 2012, EBRI Notes
"Self-Insured Health Plans: State Variation and Recent Trends by Firm Size"

October 2012, EBRI Issue Brief #377
"Employment-Based Retiree Health Benefits: Trends in Access and Coverage, 1997-2010"

October 2012, EBRI Notes
"Savings Needed for Health Expenses for People Eligible for Medicare: Some Rare Good News"

September 2012, EBRI Issue Brief #376
"Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2012 Current Population Survey"

September 2012, EBRI Notes
"2012 Health Confidence Survey: Americans Remain Confident About Health Care, Concerned About Costs, Following Supreme Court Decision"

August 2012, EBRI Notes
"Satisfaction With Health Coverage and Care: Findings from the 2011 EBRI/MGA Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey"

July 2012, EBRI Issue Brief #370
"Private Health Insurance Exchanges and Defined Contribution Health Plans: Is It Déjà Vu All Over Again?"

July 2012, EBRI Notes
"Health Plan Choice: Findings from the 2011 EBRI/MGA Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey"

June 2012, EBRI Notes
"Use of Health Care Services and Access Issues by Type of Health Plan: Findings from the EBRI/MGA Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey"

May 2012, EBRI Notes
"Trends in Employment-Based Coverage Among Workers, and Access to Coverage Among Uninsured Workers, 1995-2011"

April 2012, EBRI Issue Brief #370
"Employment-Based Health Benefits: Trends in Access and Coverage, 1997-2010"

April 2012, EBRI Notes
"Characteristics of the Population With Consumer-Driven and High-Deductible Health Plans, 2005–2011"

March 2012, EBRI Blog
"Are CBO Estimates on the Future of Employment-Based Coverage Under PPACA Moving Toward the Herd Mentality?"

March 2012, EBRI Notes
"Trends in Health Coverage for Part-Time Workers"

February 2012, EBRI Notes
"Employer and Worker Contributions to Health Savings Accounts and Health Reimbursement Arrangements, 2006–2011"

January 2012, EBRI Issue Brief #367
"Health Savings Accounts and Health Reimbursement Arrangements: Assets, Account Balances, and Rollovers, 2006–2011"

January 2012, EBRI Notes
"The Impact of PPACA on Employment-Based Health Coverage of Adult Children to Age 26"

December 2011, EBRI Issue Brief #365
"Findings From the 2011 EBRI/MGA Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey"

December 2011, EBRI Notes
"Variation in Public Opinion on the Future of Employment-Based Health Benefits: Findings from the 2011 Health Confidence Survey"

November 2011, EBRI Notes
"Public Opinion on the Future of Employment-Based Health Benefits: Findings From the 2011 Health Confidence Survey"

October 2011, EBRI Notes
"Tracking Health Insurance Coverage by Month: Trends in Employment-Based Coverage Among Workers, and Access to Coverage Among Uninsured Workers, 1995-2010"

September 2011, EBRI Issue Brief #362
"Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2011 Current Population Survey"

September 2011, EBRI Notes
"2011 Health Confidence Survey: Most Americans Unfamiliar With Key Aspect of Health Reform"

August, 2011, EBRI Notes
"The Impact of Repealing PPACA on Savings Needed for Health Expenses for Persons Eligible for Medicare"

July 2011, EBRI Issue Brief #360
"Employment-Based Health Benefits and Taxation: Implications of Efforts to Reduce the Deficit and National Debt"

June 2011, EBRI Notes
"Tracking Health Insurance Coverage by Month: Trends in Employment-Based Coverage Among Workers, and Access to Coverage Among Uninsured Workers, 1995-2009"

May 2011, EBRI Notes
"Characteristics of the CDHP Population, 2005-2010"

April 2011, EBRI Notes
"Innovations in Employment-Based Health Benefits"

April 2011, EBRI Issue Brief #356
"The Impact of the 2007-2009 Recession on Workers' Health Coverage"

March 2011, EBRI Notes
"Employer and Worker Contributions to Account-Based Health Plans, 2006-2010"

February 2011, EBRI Notes
"Who Tries to Find Objective Information on Health Care? Findings From the 2010 Health Confidence Survey"

January 2011, EBRI Notes
"Employer and Employee Reactions to Health Reform: Findings From the 2010 EBRI/MGA Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey and the 2010 SHRM Organizations' Response to Health Care Reform Poll"

January 2011, EBRI Issue Brief #353
"Health Savings Accounts and Health Reimbursement Arrangements: Assets, Account Balances, and Rollovers, 2006-2010"

December 2010, EBRI Notes
"Who Might Respond to Financial Incentives That Use Lower Cost Sharing to Change Behavior? Findings from the 2010 Health Confidence Survey"

December 2010, EBRI Issue Brief #352
"Findings From the 2010 EBRI/MGA Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey"

December 2010, EBRI Issue Brief #351
"Funding Savings Needed for Health Expenses For Persons Eligible for Medicare"

November 2010, EBRI Notes
"Variation in Public Opinion About Health Reform, by Plan Type: Findings from the 2010 EBRI/MGA Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey"

November 15, 2010, EBRI Fast Facts
"How Many of the U.S. Nonelderly Population Have Health Insurance?"

October 2010, EBRI Notes
"The Impact of the COBRA Premium Subsidy on Coverage"

October 28, 2010, EBRI Fast Facts
"Employers Offering Retiree Health Benefits to Early Retirees: How Has it Changed? "

October 22, 2010, EBRI Fast Facts
"What Do Children Know About Retired Parents' Income, Expenses?"

October 21, 2010, EBRI Fast Facts
"What Does the Public Know About the New Health Care Law"

October 20, 2010, EBRI Fast Facts
"Trends in Confidence About Future of Health Insurance Benefits"

October 19, 2010, EBRI Fast Facts
"Change Medicare Eligibility Age? Public Is Skeptical "

October 12, 2010, EBRI Fast Facts
"How Many Employers Offer Retiree Health Benefits to Early Retirees"

September 2010, EBRI Issue Brief #347
"Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2010 Current Population Survey?"

September 2010, EBRI Notes
"2010 Health Confidence Survey: Health Reform Does Not Increase Confidence in the Health Care System"

August 2010, EBRI Issue Brief #345
"What Do We Really Know About Consumer-Driven Health Plans?"

August 2010, EBRI Notes
"Coverage of Dependent Children to Age 26 Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act"

July 2010, EBRI Notes
"The Early Retiree Reinsurance Program: $5 Billion Will Last About Two Years"

June 2010, EBRI Issue Brief #343
"Health Savings Accounts and Health Reimbursement Arrangements: Assets, Account Balances, and Rollovers, 2006–2009"

June 2010, EBRI Notes
"Examination of the Short-term Impact of the COBRA Premium Subsidy and Characteristics of the COBRA Population"

May 2010, EBRI Issue Brief #342
"The Impact of the Recession on Employment-Based Health Coverage"

April 2010, EBRI Notes
"The Use of Health Savings Accounts for Health Care in Retirement"

March 2010, EBRI Notes
"Tracking Health Insurance Coverage by Month: Trends in Employment-Based Coverage Among Workers, and Access to Coverage Among Uninsured Workers"

February 2010, EBRI Notes
"Choice of Health Plan: Findings from the 2009 EBRI/MGA Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey"

February 2010, EBRI Issue Brief #339
"Employers, Workers, and the Future of Employment-Based Health Benefits"

January 2010, EBRI Notes
"Retiree Health Benefit Trends Among the Medicare-Eligible Population"

January 2010, EBRI Issue Brief #338
"Implications of Health Reform for Retiree Health Benefits"

December 2009, EBRI Issue Brief #337
"Findings From the 2009 EBRI/MGA Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey"

December 2009, EBRI Notes
"What Do We Know About Enrollment in Consumer-Driven Health Plans?"

November 2009, EBRI Notes
"Availability, Contributions, Account Balances, and Rollovers in Account-Based Health Plans, 2006–2009"

October 2009, EBRI Notes
"The Relationship Between Union Status and Employment-Based Health Benefits"

September 2009, EBRI Issue Brief #334
"Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2009 Current Population Survey"

August 2009, EBRI Notes
"Health Insurance Coverage of Individuals Ages 55–64, 1994–2007"

July 2009, EBRI Issue Brief #331
"The 2009 Health Confidence Survey: Public Opinion on Health Reform Varies; Strong Support for Insurance Market Reform and Public Plan Option, Mixed Response to Tax Cap"

June 2009, EBRI Notes
"Savings Needed for Health Expenses in Retirement: An Examination of Persons Ages 55 and 65 in 2009"

June 2009, EBRI Issue Brief #330
"Addressing Health Care Market Reform Through an Insurance Exchange: Essential Policy Components, the Public Plan Option, and Other Issues to Consider"

May 2009, EBRI Notes
"Consumer Engagement in Health Care: The Use of Lower Cost Sharing"

March 2009, EBRI Notes
"Outlook for Consumer/Patient Engagement in Health Care—30 Years into the Experiment"

January 2009, EBRI Issue Brief #325
"Capping the Tax Exclusion for Employment-Based Health Coverage: Implications for Employers and Workers"

December 2008, EBRI Notes
"Availability, Contributions, Account Balances, and Rollovers in Account-Based Health Plans"

December 4, 2008 Policy Forum -- "Outlook for Consumer/Patient Engagement in Health Care -- 30 Years Into the Experiment"

November 2008, EBRI Issue Brief #323
"Findings From the 2008 EBRI Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey"

September 2008, EBRI Issue Brief #321
"Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2008 Current Population Survey"

August 2008, EBRI Issue Brief #320
"Lessons From the Evolution of 401(k) Retirement Plans for Increased Consumerism in Health Care: An Application of Behavioral Research"

August 2008, EBRI Notes
"The Impact of Immigration on Health Insurance Coverage in the United States, 1994-2006"

August 2008, EBRI Notes
"Saving for Health Care in Retirement: The Use of Health Savings Accounts "

June 16, 2008, Statement by Paul Fronstin, EBRI, before the Senate Finance Committees Health Reform Summit 2008, on Trends in Employment-Based Health Benefits for Workers and Retirees (T-152).

May 2008, EBRI Issue Brief #317
"Savings Needed to Fund Health Insurance and Health Care Expenses in Retirement: Findings from a Simulation Model"

May 2008, EBRI Notes
"The Basics of Medicare: Updated With the 2008 Board of Trustees Report"

April 3, 2008, Testimony by Paul Fronstin, EBRI, before the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Aging, heaing on Scrambling for Health Insurance Coverage: Health Security for People Between 55-64 Years of Age (T-150).

March 2008, EBRI Issue Brief #315
"Findings From the 2007 EBRI/Commonwealth Fund Consumerism in Health Survey"

February 2008, EBRI Issue Brief #314
"ERISA Pre-emption: Implications for Health Reform and Coverage"

February 2008, EBRI Notes
"The Future of Employment-Based Health Benefits: Have Employers Reached a Tipping Point?"

January 2008, EBRI Issue Brief #313
"Listening to Consumers: Values-Focused Health Benefits and Education"

December 2007, EBRI Issue Brief #312
"The Future of Employment-Based Health Benefits: Have Employers Reached a Tipping Point?"

November 2007, EBRI Notes
"2007 Health Confidence Survey: Rising Health Care Costs Are Changing the Ways Americans Use the Health Care System"

October 2007, EBRI Issue Brief #310
"Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2007 Current Population Survey"

September 2007, EBRI Issue Brief #309
"Health Insurance and Taxes: Can Changing the Tax Treatment of Health Insurance Fix Our Health Care System?"

May 2007, EBRI Issue Brief #305
"Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Updated Analysis of the March 2006 Current Population Survey"

March 2007, EBRI Issue Brief #303
"Employment-Based Health Benefits: Access and Coverage, 1988–2005"

January 2007, EBRI Testimony
"Improving Health of America’s Children" submitted for the record to the Senate Finance Committee

January 2007, EBRI Notes
"Health Insurance Coverage of the Near Elderly, 1994-2005"

December 2006, EBRI Issue Brief #300
"The 2nd Annual EBRI/Commonwealth Fund Consumerism in Health Care Survey, 2006: Early Experience With High-Deductible and Consumer-Driven Health Plans"

November 2006, EBRI Notes
"2006 Health Confidence Survey: Dissatisfaction With Health Care System Doubles Since 1998"

October 2006, EBRI Issue Brief #298
"Sources of Coverage and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2006 Current Population Survey"

October 2006, EBRI Notes
"How Readable Are Summary Plan Descriptions For Health Care Plans?"

October 2006, "Private Health Insurance." in Covering Health Issues 2006: A Sourcebook for Journalists. Prepared by the Alliance for Health Reform.

July 2006, EBRI Issue Brief #295
"Savings Needed to Fund Health Insurance and Health Care Expenses in Retirement"

June 2006, EBRI Issue Brief #294
"The Tax Treatment of Health Insurance and Employment-Based Health Benefits"

May 2006, EBRI Notes
"The Impact of Hours of Work on Employment-Based Health Benefits"

March 2006, Commonwealth Fund pub. no. 908, Report prepared for the Commonwealth Fund/Alliance for Health Reform 2006 Bipartisan Congressional Health Policy Conference
"Workers’ Health Insurance: Trends, Issues, and Options To Expand Coverage"

February 2006, EBRI Issue Brief #290
"Designing Benefits With Evidence in Mind"

February 2006, EBRI Notes
"Survey of Consumer-Driven Health Plans Raises Key Issues"

December 2005, EBRI Issue Brief #288
"Early Experience With High-Deductible and Consumer-Driven Health Plans: Findings From the EBRI/Commonwealth Fund Consumerism in Health Care Survey"

November 2005, EBRI Issue Brief #287
"Sources of Coverage and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2005 Current Population Survey" 

November 2005, EBRI Notes
"2005 Health Confidence Survey: Cost and Quality Not Linked"

October 2005, EBRI Notes
"Uninsured Unchanged in 2004, But Employment-Based Health Coverage Declined"

August 2005, EBRI Issue Brief #284
"Employment-Based Health Benefits: Trends in Access and Coverage" 

June 2005, EBRI Issue Brief #282
"The Muskegon Access Health “Three-Share” Plan: A Case History" 

June 2005, EBRI Notes
"The Impact of Immigration on Health Coverage in the United States"

May 2005, EBRI Notes
"Union Status and Employment-Based Health Benefits"

March 2005, EBRI Issue Brief #279
"The Impact of the Erosion of Retiree Health Benefits on Workers and Retirees " 

February 2005, EBRI Issue Brief #278
"Controlling Health Costs and Improving Health Care Quality for Retirees" 

February 2005, EBRI Notes
"The Relationship Between Income and Health Insurance"

December 2004, EBRI Issue Brief #276
"Sources of Coverage and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2004 Current Population Survey" 

December 2004, EBRI Notes
"Health Care Spending Growth Slowdown Stalls in First Half of 2004"

November 2004, EBRI Issue Brief #275
"Public Attitudes on the U.S. Health Care System: Findings from the Health Confidence Survey" 

October 2004, EBRI Notes
"Uninsured Rose in 2003 as Number of Americans With Employment-Based Health Benefits Declined" 

September 2004, EBRI Issue Brief #273
"Health Savings Accounts and Other Account-Based Health Plans" 

July 2004, EBRI Issue Brief #271
"Health Care Expenses in Retirement and the Use of Health Savings Accounts" 

June 2004, EBRI Issue Brief #270
"Medicare Prescription Drugs: Making the New Program Work" 

June 2004, EBRI Notes
"The Impact on Employment-Based Health Benefits of the Shift From a Manufacturing Economy to a Service Economy" 

May 2004, EBRI Notes
"Medicare Program Takes On More Income-Related Features" 

March 2004, EBRI Issue Brief #267
"The Business Case For Investing in Employee Health: A Review of the Literature and Employer Self-Assessments" 

March 2004, EBRI Notes
"National Health Spending Rose 9.3 Percent in 2002; Sixth Consecutive Year of Faster Growth" 

March 2004, EBRI Notes
"Health Insurance Coverage of Individuals Ages 55-64, 1994-2002"