(BOISE, ID) – A new national study shows that Idaho is nearly last in the country for its percentage of companies offering employer-sponsored health insurance. Idaho is ranked only behind Alaska, Montana, and Wyoming, with only 43 percent of employers providing workers insurance. Idaho is also second-to-last for small businesses offering insurance. 31 percent of Idaho workers also pay health insurance premiums for coverage of family members, the third highest amount in the nation.
Eric Tegethoff, Northern Rockies News Service
Stephan Rockefeller, EastIdahoNews.com
Debbie Bryce, Idaho State Journal