Bankrate states that health insurance premiums paid by an individual are tax-deductible, but the portion of health insurance paid by employers is not tax-deductible. To deduct health insurance that has not been paid pre-... More » Business & Finance Insurance Health Insurance

Insurance companies calculate insurance premiums by estimating the likelihood of a claim using available data about a policy applicant's life history, age and health. If the insurance company deems that the probability o... More » Business & Finance Insurance

Insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, calculate monthly premiums the same way as standalone insurers, based on the underlying cost of care – doctor’s visits, hospitalization, new medical technology... More » Government & Politics Social Services

Benefits of employer-provided group health insurance include the contributions employers make toward the cost of monthly premiums, the ability of employees to contribute to some plans on a pre-tax basis, and the ubiquity... More »

Common benefits of group health insurance coverage include the tax benefits for employees and the payments that employers usually contribute toward the premiums, reports the National Association of Health Underwriters. B... More » Business & Finance Insurance

To compare health insurance rates, consumers should review available plans through their employers, review plans through the government marketplace and then compare the benefits and prices offered through the various opt... More » Business & Finance Insurance Health Insurance

Medicare Part B premiums are classified as medical expenses, which may be counted toward yearly itemized tax deductions, according to the IRS. However, medical expenses are only deductible to the extent that they exceed ... More » Business & Finance Insurance Health Insurance