The impact of health insurance on health.

@article{Levy2008TheIO,
  title={The impact of health insurance on health.},
  author={Helen Levy and David Meltzer},
  journal={Annual review of public health},
  year={2008},
  volume={29},
  pages={399-409}
}
How does health insurance affect health? After reviewing the evidence on this question, we reach three conclusions. First, many of the studies claiming to show a causal effect of health insurance on health do not do so convincingly because the observed correlation between insurance and good health may be driven by other, unobservable factors. Second, convincing evidence demonstrates that health insurance can improve health measures of some population subgroups, some of which, although not all… CONTINUE READING
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