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A closer look at health insurance coverage estimates

Joseph Antos and James Capretta
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James Capretta: American Enterprise Institute

AEI Economic Perspectives, 2016

Abstract: The main objective of the Affordable Care Act was to increase enrollment in health insurance among those who were previously uninsured, but official estimates from the Census Bureau have consistently overstated the number of people who are uninsured.

Keywords: Medicaid; Health care policy; AEI Economic Perspectives; Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016
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