The Demand for Health Insurance among Uninsured Americans: Results of a Survey Experiment and Implications for Policy by

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Most existing work on the price elasticity of demand for health insurance focuses on employees’ decisions to enroll in employer-provided plans. Yet any attempt to achieve universal coverage must focus on the uninsured, the vast majority of whom are not offered employer-sponsored insurance. In the summer of 2008, we conducted a survey experiment to assess… (More)

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