Obamacare hasn’t uprooted employers’ health coverage for their workers

One of the doomsday scenarios about the ACA was that it would prompt employers to stop covering their workers' health insurance and force them to fend for themselves. That threat hasn't materialized, reports the New York Times. Instead, "health care remains an important recruitment and retention tool as the labor market has tightened in recent years. Desirable employees still expect health benefits, and companies are responding, new analyses of federal data show."

More broadly, the durability of employer-based insurance "adds to an emerging consensus about the contentious health law: It has not upturned the core of the country’s health insurance system, even while insuring millions of low-income people."

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