Health Insurance Coverage and Health - What the Recent Evidence Tells Us.

@article{Sommers2017HealthIC,
  title={Health Insurance Coverage and Health - What the Recent Evidence Tells Us.},
  author={Benjamin D. Sommers and Atul A. Gawande and Katherine Baicker},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={377 6},
  pages={586-593}
}
The national debate over the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has involved substantial discussion about what effects — if any — insurance coverage has on health and mortality. The prospect that the law’s replacement might lead to millions of Americans losing coverage has brought this empirical question into sharp focus. For instance, politicians have recently argued that the number of people with health insurance is not a useful policy metric1 and that no one dies from a lack of access to health care… CONTINUE READING

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