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.

Follow up:

[click on image below to read the entire study]


Make a Comment

Econintersect wants your comments, data and opinion on the articles posted.  As the internet is a "war zone" of trolls, hackers and spammers - Econintersect must balance its defences against ease of commenting.  We have joined with Livefyre to manage our comment streams.

To comment, just click the "Sign In" button at the top-left corner of the comment box below. You can create a commenting account using your favorite social network such as Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn or Open ID - or open a Livefyre account using your email address.



Analysis Blog
News Blog
Investing Blog
Opinion Blog
Precious Metals Blog
Markets Blog
Video of the Day


Asia / Pacific
Middle East / Africa
USA Government

RSS Feeds / Social Media

Combined Econintersect Feed

Free Newsletter

Marketplace - Books & More

Economic Forecast

Content Contribution



  Top Economics Site Contributor TalkMarkets Contributor Finance Blogs Free PageRank Checker Active Search Results Google+

This Web Page by Steven Hansen ---- Copyright 2010 - 2016 Econintersect LLC - all rights reserved