Corpus ID: 40811727

Government-sponsored reinsurance.

@article{Hall2010GovernmentsponsoredR,
  title={Government-sponsored reinsurance.},
  author={M. Hall},
  journal={Annals of health law},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={
          465-78, 1 p preceding i
        }
}
  • M. Hall
  • Published 2010
  • Business, Medicine
  • Annals of health law
Many measures to reform health insurance markets include various types of government-sponsored reinsurance. This article explains the purposes and types of private and public reinsurance, and reviews available evidence about their performance. The author concludes that government-sponsored reinsurance inherently cannot reduce total costs, but it can shift costs from the private to the public sector. Also, reinsurance can help transition to a new government program or market structure that… Expand
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