Coonrod says he, too, would argue that it is a "fairer" approach. Besides, he asks, why should health care be treated differently from retirement, where employers have long based their contributions on the employees' wages and salaries?Dinkin also cites "fairness" as one of the advantages of basing health insurance premiums on salary and wages. A company's lower-paid individuals often favor the strategy, and its higher-paid employees "feel they are helping others out," he says.
Higher-paid workers get bigger bills for group health insurance
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