News Ticker

Affordable Care Act

The Appropriateness of Age Rating

National Health Expenditure Data (NHED) obtained from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) allows for the comparison of personal health spending based multiple factors. Considering the debate surrounding the appropriateness of age [...]

May 17, 2010 // 2 Comments

Insurance Exchanges

An insurance exchange provides managed competition through the use of “sponsors” or collective purchasing agents who negotiate with insurers and offer individuals a menu of choices among different health insurance [...]

April 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

Don’t Tax my ‘Lac

Health economists have long argued that the tax exclusion of employer-sponsored health insurance (ESHI) benefits skews an already imperfect health insurance market. Such tax free benefits encourage the maximization of expenditures on health [...]

January 19, 2010 // 2 Comments

Are mandates constitutional?

We have reviewed other materials from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in regards to . This current review discusses the important legal basis for and potential arguments against the institution of either an employer or individual mandate to [...]

October 1, 2009 // 2 Comments

1 29 30 31