Fair Enough? Inviting Inequities in State Health Benefits
New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 366, No. 8, pp. 681-683, 2012
3 Pages Posted: 9 Feb 2012 Last revised: 24 Feb 2012
Date Written: February 8, 2012
The Obama administration scored a political point in December with its bulletin on essential health benefits, appeasing critics of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by giving states the right to determine what those benefits should be. The proposal is politically savvy. But is it fair?
JEL Classification: I10
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