Reconstructing the Individual Mandate as an Escrow Account
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
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