Less than 60% of all American companies offer health benefits to their employees.
About 57% of the companies offer health benefits to their employees which is less than the 68% and 69% recorded in 2000 and 2010. Approximately 99% of all large firms and 56% of all small firms provide health coverage to employees. The lowest share of businesses with health benefits of 47% is seen among companies with 3-9 workers, according to health insurance data.
Less than 30% of American firms offer health benefits to part-time workers.
Only 28% of all firms offer health benefits to part-time workers. Large enterprises with 5,000 or more employees note the highest share (62%) of providing health coverage to part-time professionals. Only 28% of companies with 3-24 employees and 26% of businesses with 25-199 workers offer the same. Part-time workers get benefits at 31% and 43% of companies that employ 200-999 and 1,000-4,999 people, respectively.
(Kaiser Family Foundation)