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Kaiser/HRET Survey: 2002 State Employee Health Plans

Kaiser/HRET Survey: 2002 State Employee Health Plans

State employee health plans provided coverage for 3.4 million state government employees in 2002. The Kaiser/HRET Survey: 2002 State Employee Health Plans finds that premiums for state employee health plans increased 12.8% in 2002, similar to national averages. It also finds that state employee plan premiums are slightly more expensive than the national average and that state workers' contributions are less expensive than the average U.S. firm.

The Kaiser/HRET Survey: 2002 State Employee Health Plans is a supplement to the annual Kaiser/HRET Employer Health Benefits Survey, and offers an overview of health insurance practices among state employee plans and U.S. firms.