Managed care more common among State and local government employees
February 07, 2001
Three quarters of full-time State and local government employees with medical care coverage participated in managed care plans in 1998. This was up from 62 percent in 1994.
Among State and local government workers participating in health care plans, 39 percent were in health maintenance organizations (HMOs) in 1998, compared with 30 percent in 1994; 35 percent were in preferred provider organizations (PPOs) in 1998, compared with 30 percent in 1994.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Managed care more common among State and local government employees on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2001/feb/wk1/art03.htm (visited October 23, 2016).
Recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics
Workplace injuries and illnesses and employer costs for workers’ compensation
Workplace injury and illness data and the costs to employers for workers’ compensation in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations.
A look at the future of the U.S. labor force to 2060
Projected long-term trends in the growth, size, and composition of the labor force.
Union membership in the United States
Historical trends in union membership among employed wage and salary workers; union membership by a variety of demographic characteristics.
A look at healthcare spending, employment, pay, benefits, and prices
Spending on healthcare, current and projected employment in the industry, employer-provided healthcare benefits, healthcare prices, and pay for workers in healthcare occupations.
Self-employment in the United States
Trends in self-employment by various demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, including both the unincorporated and the incorporated self-employed, as well as data on paid employees who work for the self-employed.