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Torie Nugent-Peterson

New Morgan Health-NORC analysis reveals important insights about the largest source of health insurance coverage in the U.S. — employer-sponsored insurance. The study is a snapshot of health outcomes and disparities among adults with ESI, examining engagement in preventive health, health outcomes associated with chronic conditions, maternal health, substance use and behavioral health conditions, access to care, and food insecurity.

The analysis finds large health disparities across chronic conditions, maternal health, substance abuse, and behavioral health among enrollees with employer-sponsored coverage. Moreover, some of the most significant differences appear to be statistically associated with race.

Some of the key findings include:

  • The burden of chronic disease varied significantly across races...

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