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Economics

The problem with creating a competitive insurance marketplace

September 28, 2017
It’s all about networks

Researchers found health effects of the Great Recession

May 1, 2017
Especially for lower-income Americans, the recession took a toll on access to health care

The ACA marketplace: A new public option?

July 18, 2016
Leading health economist weighs in on President Obama’s proposal for a Medicare-like public option on the health care exchanges

The hidden (and the not-so-hidden) costs of obesity

May 19, 2016
Think of what else we could do with $270 billion, if we weren’t spending it on obesity-related costs

Costly competition? A closer look at the health insurance marketplace

May 5, 2016
What effect will UnitedHealth’s scale back in several states have on your insurance premiums?

Recession ripple effects: More children in CHIP and Medicaid

April 6, 2016
When things get tough, more children get public health insurance and states should be prepared for the increased costs

Q&A: How the economy affects traffic fatalities

January 20, 2016
Motor vehicle deaths in 2016 could easily be upwards of 20 percent higher than they were in 2015