Most U.S. workers are satisfied with employer-provided healthcoverage, according to a new survey by the Washington, D.C.-basedNational Business Group on Health.

The report, “Perceptions of Health Benefits in a RecoveringEconomy: A Survey of Employees,” was conducted from late Maythrough early June. A total of 1,545 employees at organizationswith 2,000 or more employees responded. Respondents were betweenthe ages of 22 and 69 and receive their health care benefitsthrough their employer or union.

Higher premiums and out-of-pocket costs for health care benefitsrule the roost, as most covered employees realize. But the surveyfinds that roughly one in three employees are not confident intheir ability to shop for health insurance on their own.

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