Share of U.S. workers with self-funded health insurance plans 2019, by firm size

This statistic depicts the percentage of workers covered by self-funded health insurance plans in the U.S. as of 2019, by firm size. According to the data, among large firms, 80 percent of workers were covered by self-funded insurance plan.

Percentage of U.S. workers covered by self-funded health insurance plans as of 2019, by firm size

Company sizePercentage of workers
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Release date

September 2019


United States

Survey time period


Number of respondents

2,012 non-federal public and private firms

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Figure includes covered workers enrolled in partially or completely self-funded plans. Self-funded plans are those in which companies choose to pay for some or all of the health services of their workers directly rather than purchasing health insurance for them.
Large firms: 200 or more workers.
Small firms: 3-199 workers.

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