Health Insurance History

The Origins of Employer-based Healthcare in the U.S.

Links to articles:

“Accidents Of History Created U.S. Health System”, Alex Blumberg and Adam Davidson, National Public Radio, October 22, 2009.

“Health Insurance in the United States”, Melissa Thomasson,  EH.Net Encyclopedia, April 17, 2003.

“Origins and Evolution of Employment-Based Health Benefits” Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Employment-Based Health Benefits; Field MJ, Shapiro HT, editors. Employment and Health Benefits: A Connection at Risk. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 1993. 2.

“The Real Reason the U.S. Has Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance” Aaron E. Carroll, New York Times, Sept. 5, 2017.