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It’s not just the ACA—employer-sponsored insurance was already eroding
Modern Healthcare

The number of private-sector workers who get health insurance through their employer has been declining steadily since well before the Great Recession, according to a new analysis published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. And trend started nearly a decade before the healthcare reform law took effect.

The foundation said the findings should diffuse concerns that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is the primary cause of the erosion in employer-sponsored insurance.