Kaiser Family Foundation

Premiums for Family Health Plans Hit $15,745

There's a new health care survey, and at first it sounds like good news about insurance costs. Premiums for job-based family health plans went up just 4 percent this year, says the Kaiser Family Foundation's annual report, released Tuesday.

Cutting Medicare Eligibility Would Cost U.S. Billions

Among the many ideas legislators in Washington have proposed for reducing federal spending is raising the age at which Americans qualify for Medicare benefits from 65 to 67. On the surface, that makes sense. But scratch the surface and the numbers show it to be an $11 billion blunder.

Paying More for Health Insurance, Getting Less

Employer-sponsored plans are the leading source of health insurance in America. But according to a new report by the Kaiser Family Foundation, challenging economic times are making such coverage more expensive and less effective for millions of people.