Morgan Health Study Flags Disparities in Employer-Sponsored Insurance

  • Aug 05, 2022

    In a finding that could serve as a wakeup call for health insurers and their employer clients, a new study has found that significant health disparities exist among workers based on their race, ethnicity, income levels and sexuality.

    Caroline Pearson, senior vice president of health care strategy at NORC at the University of Chicago, says the results show companies must do much more than simply offer coverage to their employers and need to focus on other issues impacting their health outcomes. NORC, a nonpartisan research organization, conducted the study of employer-sponsored insurance (ESI), which was sponsored by Morgan Health, the health care arm of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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  • Tim Casey

    Tim has worked as a reporter and editor for more than 20 years. Before joining AIS Health in December 2021, he was a business reporter covering the commercial real estate industry’s capital markets for four years. He previously covered health care business issues for two medical publishing companies and high school, college and professional sports for the Sacramento Bee newspaper. Tim has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from Georgetown University.

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