Choosing Health Insurance: Public, Private or None?

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dc.contributor.advisor Wilson, Wesley en_US Clinton, Chelsea en_US
dc.creator Clinton, Chelsea en_US 2012-10-26T04:00:35Z 2012-10-26T04:00:35Z 2012
dc.description.abstract I estimate two models of consumer health insurance choices where individual attributes and e.g., income, age, gender, cost, etc. affect qualification for specific programs e.g., Medicaid and Medicare, but also affect the choices individuals make. From these results, I assess how these attributes affect health insurance choices using the 2008 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. I then use these results to predict how individual health insurance choices change with the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2014. My predictions estimate that more 50 percent of those who become eligible for Medicaid under ACA will switch to Medicaid or choose to have both Private and Medicaid insurance. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher University of Oregon en_US
dc.rights All Rights Reserved. en_US
dc.subject Affordable Care Act en_US
dc.subject Health Insurance en_US
dc.subject Logit Model en_US
dc.title Choosing Health Insurance: Public, Private or None? en_US
dc.type Electronic Thesis or Dissertation en_US

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