Does Universal Coverage Improve Health? The Massachusetts Experience
May 8, 2014 11:00 AM
In 2006, Massachusetts passed health care reform legislation designed to achieve nearly universal coverage through a combination of insurance market reforms, mandates, and subsidies that later served as the model for national reform. Using data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, authors Charles J. Courtemanche and Daniela Zapata provide evidence that health care reform in Massachusetts led to better overall self-assessed health.
Read the full article from the Winter 2014 JPAM.