TITLE

FOUR PROBLEMS FACING MEANINGFUL STATE HEALTH CARE REFORM AND COVERAGE IN THE UNITED STATES

AUTHOR(S)
Akiwami-Assani, Arlene
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2009, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p1077
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the problems facing state health care reform and coverage in the U.S. He says health insurance in the country is generally accessed through employer-provided benefits and 82 percent of Americans without health insurance are in families with at least one part time worker. He discusses the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) of 1974, which was enacted to regulate the increasing size and complexity of private pension plans provided by employers to their employees. Alternatives to mandated health insurance are explored.
ACCESSION #
53991585

 

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