Average Premiums Paid By Employer For

Health Insurance Plans:


Individual

Average Premiums Paid By Employer For Health Insurance Plans:  Individual

Year Kansas Premiums Iowa Premiums
2004 $2,824 $2,908
2005 $3,034 $2,924
2006 $3,068 $3,132
2007 See Notes
2008 $3,390 $3,390
Demographic Group: Employers that offer health insurance.
Data Source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
http://www.meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_stats/state_tables.jsp
Numerator: Premiums paid by employer for Individual health insurance plans.
Denominator: Number of employees enrolled in Individual health insurance plans at establishments that offer health insurance.
Unit: US dollars
Notes: In preparation for improvements in the data collection process, 2007 data for the Insurance Component was not collected.
Change Log: 3/26/2009
  • Source citing was removed from the chart image and placed in the footnotes.
  • Iowa state benchmark data was added to the data table and chart (represented in green).
  • Indicator was broken into three subcategories (Individual, Individual + 1, Family).

5/28/2009

  • A footer table was created consisting of demographic group, source citing, numerator, denominator, notes, and change log information.

5/4/2010

  • Data for the year 2008 was added to chart and table.