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|Costs of Health Insurance: Research
in the Costs of Health Insurance section answers such questions
as: How does the unemployment rate affect health insurance coverage?
Why does the cost of insurance continue to rise, and why are employees
paying so much more? What are the economic consequences of being
|Demand for Health
Insurance: Demand for Health Insurance research
looks at the factors influencing individual and household decisions
to obtain health insurance to understand what makes them more
or less likely to do so.
|Employment-Based Coverage: Employment-Based
Coverage research examines issues at the core of the health insurance
coverage debate, addressing such topics as the impact of the macroeconomy,
premium, and subsidies on coverage.
|Individual Health Insurance Markets: Research on non-group health
insurance markets focuses on ways in which individual health insurance
markets can be expanded to increase coverage of the uninsured.
|Labor Markets: Research
in this area looks specifically at how Labor Markets and labor
supply effect health insurance coverage.
|Near Elderly Population: Research
on the Near Elderly Population addresses certain aspects of health
insurance coverage that are more acute as people approach retirement
Populations: Research on Vulnerable Populations
turns a critical eye on the dynamics influencing coverage for
the poor, immigrants, racial and ethnic minorities, and people
with chronic mental illness.
and SCHIP: Welfare, Medicaid, and SCHIP research
specifically looks at the impacts of these public programs
on individuals, firms, and markets.