- Q When did employer-sponsored health insurance begin?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineWhile there were experiments as early as the 1920s, employer-sponsored health insurance truly began during World War II. During the war, wages were capped by the federal government, so employers needed another means to entice and keep employees. The... Full Answer
- Q Is supplemental insurance a type of health insurance?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineYup! In general, supplemental insurance is a private health insurance policy that helps cover some of the large number of gaps in your current health insurance coverage. Medigap is a type of supplemental insurance for people with Medicare.... Full Answer