United Benefit Advisors Insight and Analysis Blog

Top 7 Trends from 2017 UBA Health Plan Survey

Posted by: Bill Olson    Nov 2, 2017 8:30:00 AM

We recently unveiled the latest findings from our 2017 Health Plan Survey. With data on 20,099 health plans sponsored by 11,221 employers, the UBA survey is nearly three times larger than the next two of the nation’s largest health plan benchmarking surveys combined. Here are the top trends at a glance.

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Topics: health plan benchmarking, UBA Health Plan Survey Executive Summary, independent employee benefits advisors, health care cost containment

Who’s Eligible for Coverage? UBA Survey Looks at Dependents, Spouses, Hours Worked

Posted by: Bill Olson    Nov 23, 2015 11:00:00 AM

The UBA Health Plan Survey looks at over 18,000 health plans sponsored by nearly 11,000 employers nationwide to offer the largest data source on plan costs and design. While headlines talk about issues related to same sex and dependent coverage, the 2015 Health Plan Survey looks at the facts. When it comes to who is being covered, we also look at how many employers are complying with the requirement to cover employees working 30 hours or more. The findings may surprise you. The option to waive coverage altogether is fading but bonuses to do so are on the rise. Here are the statistics on these issues.

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Topics: UBA Health Plan Survey, dependent coverage, health insurance eligibility, UBA Health Plan Survey Executive Summary, coverage waiver bonus