Reforming Health Care: A Case for Stay-Well Health Insurance
23 Pages Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Date Written: September 1, 1993
Many health care reform proposals expand insurance coverage without fundamentally changing the structure of health insurance. The stay-well plan used in Mendocino County, California, since 1979, offers an alternative insurance structure that provides direct incentives for consumers to control utilization and adopt healthier lifestyles.
Keywords: Health Insurance, U.S. Health Care, Health Systems, California
JEL Classification: H51, I1, J28
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