Demand for insurance by elderly persons: private purchases and employer provision.

@article{Shea1995DemandFI,
  title={Demand for insurance by elderly persons: private purchases and employer provision.},
  author={Dennis G. Shea and Richard W. Stewart},
  journal={Health economics},
  year={1995},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={315-26}
}
Studies of the demand for health insurance by elderly persons often inadequately address the distinctions between those who receive insurance through a former employer and those who purchase insurance on their own. The failure to distinguish these two modes of supplementing Medicare can lead to an inability to identify the effects of important independent variables. Using data from the Survey of Income and Program Participation this paper examines the demand for employer provided health… CONTINUE READING

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