How Much Health Insurance Is Enough? Revisiting the Concept of Underinsurance

  title={How Much Health Insurance Is Enough? Revisiting the Concept of Underinsurance},
  author={Lynn A. Blewett and Andrew Ward and Timothy J Beebe},
  journal={Medical Care Research and Review},
  pages={663 - 700}
There is little consensus on what constitutes adequate health insurance coverage. The concept of a lack of adequate coverage, or underinsurance, is a matter of ongoing debate. A measure of adequate coverage is of critical importance as the nature of health insurance products evolves. Changes to health coverage include more direct out-of-pocket spending by consumers and a reduction of covered benefits. This article updates and extends an earlier review of underinsurance measurement published in… 

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