Among uninsured working-age adults with chronic conditions, more than four out of five people lack access to employer-sponsored insurance, even though approximately half either are employed or have another family member employed.
|Access to employer-sponsored insurance||18|
|No access to employer-sponsored insurance||82|
|No one in family is employed||30|
| At least one family member
is employed, but no one
offered or eligible for employer-sponsored coverage
Source: HSC Community Tracking Study Household Survey, 1998-99
These results are linked to the analysis in Tu, Ha T. and Marie C. Reed, Options for Expanding Health Insurance for People with Chronic Conditions, Issue Brief No. 50, Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, D.C. (February 2002).