Number of people with employee-based health coverage drops in Michigan

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Thu February 14, 2013

Number of people with employee-based health coverage drops in Michigan

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Nearly 1.6-million state residents lost employer-sponsored coverage between 2000 and 2011. More than any other state.
  • Source: Bridgemi
  • | Via: Center for Michigan
The huge increase in the number of Michigan residents who have lost health insurance through their employers is mainly a result of the state's dramatic job loss, particularly in the auto industry, which has traditionally offered excellent benefits.