Hunter, Gillian
September 1994
National Tax Journal;Sep94, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p463
Academic Journal
This paper focuses on design issues related to employer mandates aimed at achieving universal health insurance coverage in the U.S. The purpose of the paper is to offer a framework for comparing alternative plans given the interactions of many options within plans and to provide data that may be useful in analyzing the outcomes of alternative policies, including exemptions for small firms from employer mandates. It is argued that universal coverage combined with successful cost containment features would lower the cost of health insurance to those currently providing health insurance.


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