Surprisingly, many young uninsured are risk-adverse

March 2011
State Health Watch;Mar2011, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p9
The article discusses the study "Who Are the Uninsured Eligible for Premium Subsidies in the Health Insurance Exchange," by Peter Cunningham, a senior fellow and director of quantitative research at Health System Change (HSC). The study found that many uninsured individuals are risk-averse. Most of them believe that they need health insurance. According to Cunningham, the findings have implications for eligibility and enrollment in the state health insurance exchange.


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