Changes in Health Insurance Enrollment Since 2013

Changes in Health Insurance Enrollment Since 2013: Evidence from the RAND Health Reform Opinion Study

Katherine Grace Carman
Christine Eibner
Copyright Date: 2014
Published by: RAND Corporation
Pages: 8
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/j.ctt6wq8gw
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    Changes in Health Insurance Enrollment Since 2013
    Book Description:

    This paper examines changes in enrollment in health care coverage in the wake of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act using results from the RAND’s Health Reform Opinion Study.

    eISBN: 978-0-8330-8637-2
    Subjects: Business, Health Sciences

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  1. Changes in Health Insurance Enrollment Since 2013 Evidence from the RAND Health Reform Opinion Study
    (pp. 1-8)
    Katherine Grace Carman and Christine Eibner

    Over the past few months, there has been intense focus on the number of sign-ups in the new health insurance marketplaces established under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).¹ But marketplace enrollment is only a small piece of the puzzle: The ACA seeks to achieve nearly universal health insurance coverage using all sectors of the health insurance market. First, the law makes coverage more affordable for people with low and moderate incomes by providing health insurance subsidies for individuals lacking affordable employer insurance and by encouraging states to expand their Medicaid programs. Second, the law makes coverage more accessible to those...