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  1. Job loss due to health insurance mandates.

    Article - En anglais

    The proposed Health Security Act provides universal health insurance by extending the current employer-based health insurance financing system.

    It requires employers to pay approximately 80% of the health insurance premium for each of their workers.

    Experience with other legislation requiring employers to provide benefits to their employees indicates that most of the cost of a mandated benefit is shifted to employees in the form of lower wages.

    However, for workers without health insurance and with earnings close to the minimum wage, minimum-wage legislation prohibits employers from lowering wages in response to a health insurance mandate.

    These employers can be expected to respond by cutting employment.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Asurance maladie, Financement, Emploi, Evaluation, Perte, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Financing, Employment, Evaluation, Loss, Human, United States, North America, America

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0720271

    Code Inist : 002B30A11. Création : 09/06/1995.