5 Pages Posted: 18 Mar 2011
This short essay in Michigan Law Review First Impressions describes how the individual mandate could be reconstructed as an escrow account. Such a restructuring would ameliorate policy concerns regarding the mandate while still deterring the opportunistic behavior that would otherwise occur as a result of the nondiscrimination rules imposed on insurers.
Keywords: health care, individual mandate
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Polsky, Gregg D., Reconstructing the Individual Mandate as an Escrow Account. Michigan Law Review First Impressions, Vol. 109, p. 73, March 2010; UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1786627. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1786627