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1 in 4 large employers offering health benefits also offer retiree health benefits

"Of the large [100+ employees] firms offering health benefits to workers in 2017, 25% also offer health benefits to retirees, similar to the percentage in 2016 (24%). Among large firms that offer retiree health benefits, 95% offer health benefits to early retirees (workers retiring before age 65) and 66% offer health benefits to Medicare-age retirees," according to the 2017 Kaiser Employer Health Benefits Survey. (p. 5)
       
 
 
         
Kaiser Family Foundation. (2017). Employer health benefits: 2017 summary of findings. Menlo Park CA: Kaiser Family Foundation. Retrieved from this source.
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