As expected, more of the aged 18-64 market is shifting to marketplace coverage and Medicaid coverage, whereas the share of individuals uninsured or covered by other insurance arrangements are falling.
There has been little change in employer coverage. However, it is possible that there is a broader shift away from employer coverage, but the improving economy has improved employment rates. Thus, we will need a few more years of data to examine how employer coverage will change in the long-run, especially for small and medium size firms.
- Katherine G. Carman, Christine Eibner, and Susan M. Paddock. Trends In Health Insurance Enrollment, 2013–15. Health Affairs 34, NO. 6 (2015): 10.1377/hlthaff.2015.0266.