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Health Insurance Premiums and Cost-Sharing: Findings from the Research on Low-Income Populations

Health Insurance Premiums and Cost-Sharing: Findings from the Research on Low-Income Populations

This policy brief reviews studies on the impact of premiums and cost-sharing, particularly on low-income populations, and finds that premiums generally depressed participation in public programs and cost-sharing affected health utilization, access and outcomes.

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