Does Health Care Reform Support Self-Employment?

September 25th, 2014
in econ_news, syndication

from the Kansas City Fed

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) aims to reduce the nation's uninsured rate and broaden access to health insurance. The reform may also influence individuals' decisions to remain or become self-employed. Using the Massachusetts Health Care Reform Act as a case study for the PPACA, it was found the reform in Massachusetts lowered the uninsured rte and might have supported self-employment in the state amidst the downward trend in the nation.

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