It’s a question that has puzzled a large number of people for quite some time now – just how did health insurance get closely tied to employment?
Like so many things, this dates back to wartime innovation. In particular, innovation in the United States because of the needs of World War II and the manpower requirements to service the industrial machine.
Congress in the Stabilization Act of 1942
Executive Order 9328, signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, invoked powers given him