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Estimates of Health Reform’s Effect on Employer-Sponsored Insurance (ESI)

Avalere Health provides a nice summary of some of the estimates of how health reform will affect the rate at which employers offer health insurance.  The provisions which may have an impact on health insurance offering include: Free-rider penalties (+) Exchanges (?) Medicaid expansion (-) Individual mandate (+) Small business tax credit (+) Insurance market […]

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Employer-Sponsored Insurance after Health Reform

Much of health reform’s efforts has been focused on expanding coverage to those without employer-sponsored insurance (ESI).  For instance, the ACA mandated expanded Medicaid eligibility and the creation of a health insurance exchange for those not eligible for a group plan or those who work for small employers. One area of study which has been neglected, however, […]

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