Obamacare

Will health plan outreach increase take-up by enrollees that are healthier or sicker?

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Why don’t people eligible for health insurance exchange plans (i.e., Obamacare plans) enroll? One reason could be that they value the health insurance benefit at less than the cost. Another reason could be behavioral frictions; informational search costs and psychological frictions are costly and may… Read More »Will health plan outreach increase take-up by enrollees that are healthier or sicker?

How Biden will restore the ACA: 4 potential changes

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With the Democrats leading the Senate and House, and Joe Biden installed as president, the Affordable Care Act will be restored and strengthened over the next four years, an expert from the Kaiser Family Foundation predicts.

ACA could help millions of uninsured gain free coverage

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Millions of Americans without healthcare insurance could be eligible to get coverage for free, or nearly free, through financial assistance offered under the Affordable Care Act. But many who recently lost their employer-based coverage may not be aware of the options available to them.

Careful What You Wish For: How Republican Attorneys General’s Attack on the ACA Could Trigger Medicare for All

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By MIKE MAGEE Cautionary tales are timeless. Take for example Aesop’s Fables, from 620 BC, which included the advisory, “Be careful what you wish for lest it come true.” Trump and the Republicans who oppose the ACA take heed. You may be inadvertently taking the… Read More »Careful What You Wish For: How Republican Attorneys General’s Attack on the ACA Could Trigger Medicare for All