When Employers' Health Plans Disappear, Workers Often Have Few Options

In her latest Kaiser Health News consumer column, Michelle Andrews writes: "For some people, the promise of employer-provided health insurance is reason enough to take a job or stay put in one. But unexpected events -- a corporate bankruptcy or sale, for example -- can undermine the security of on-the-job coverage and leave both employees and retirees with few affordable options" (Andrews, 12/31). Read the column.

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