Problems with Health Insurance
16 Pages Posted: 7 Mar 2016 Last revised: 25 Apr 2016
Date Written: October 17, 2000
The absence of universal health insurance in the United States covering all illness at an "affordable" premium is widely viewed as a problem to be solved. Actually, health insurance makes some people better off and others worse off. Poor people are among the most likely to be worse off under existing and proposed health insurance systems, particularly universal health insurance, than they would be without the schemes.
Keywords: stock analysis, fundamental investing, health insurance, medicare, medicaid, insolvency
JEL Classification: G10, G11, G12, G14
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