Zane Benefits Publishes New Information on Employer Paid Healthcare

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The Foundation of an Employee Benefits Package

Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on employer paid healthcare for small businesses.

According to Zane Benefits’ website, employer paid healthcare (aka employer-sponsored health insurance or group health insurance) is health insurance that is paid for by an employer on behalf of their employees. It is usually the foundation of an employee benefits package.

The employer selects a plan (or plans), and typically makes a substantial contribution towards the cost of the premium. In 2013, employers paid 82% of the insurance premium for their employees, and about 71% of the premium for their employees' dependents.

Zane Benefits’ website says that while nearly all large employers in the U.S. (with 200+ employees) offer group health insurance to their employees, small businesses have struggled to keep up with the increasing costs of coverage.

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About Zane Benefits
Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, was founded in 2006 to revolutionize the way employers provide employee health benefits in America. We empower employees to take control over their own healthcare, while helping employers recruit and retain the best talent. Our online solutions allow small and medium-sized businesses to successfully transition to a health benefits program that creates happier employees, reduces costs and frees up more time to serve their customers. For more information about ZaneHealth, visit

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Christina Merhar
Zane Benefits
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