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Economic Effects of Five Illustrative Single-Payer Health Care Systems: Working Paper 2022-02

Congressional Budget Office
Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: Jaeger Nelson ()

No 57637, Working Papers from Congressional Budget Office

Abstract: This paper builds on previous studies published by the Congressional Budget Office about single-payer health care systems. It uses a general-equilibrium, overlapping-generations model to analyze the economic and distributional implications of five illustrative single-payer health care systems. The systems vary by their payment rates to providers, degree of cost sharing, and inclusion of benefits for long-term services and supports (LTSS). The economic effects of financing a single-payer system are beyond the scope of this paper. However, the results can be paired with some

JEL-codes: E62 H31 I10 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2022-02-23
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