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The effect of the availability of charity care to the uninsured on the demand for private health insurance

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Health Economics.

Volume (Year): 24 (2005)
Issue (Month): 2 (March)
Pages: 225-252

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jhecon:v:24:y:2005:i:2:p:225-252

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Cited by:
  1. Neale Mahoney, 2011. "Bankruptcy as Implicit Health Insurance," Discussion Papers 10-023, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.
  2. Bradley Herring & Mark V. Pauly, 2006. "The Effect of State Community Rating Regulations on Premiums and Coverage in the Individual Health Insurance Market," NBER Working Papers 12504, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Jonathan Gruber, 2008. "Covering the Uninsured in the U.S," NBER Working Papers 13758, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Raj Chetty & Amy Finkelstein, 2012. "Social Insurance: Connecting Theory to Data," NBER Working Papers 18433, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. H. Brown & José Pagán & Elena Bastida, 2009. "International competition and the demand for health insurance in the US: evidence from the Texas–Mexico border region," International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 9(1), pages 25-38, March.
  6. Xuezheng Qin & Gordon Liu, 2013. "Does the US health care safety net discourage private insurance coverage?," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer, vol. 14(3), pages 457-469, June.
  7. Anthony T. Lo Sasso & Bruce D. Meyer, 2006. "The Health Care Safety Net and Crowd-Out of Private Health Insurance," Working Papers 0417, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago.
  8. Jonathan Gruber, 2008. "Covering the Uninsured in the United States," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 46(3), pages 571-606, September.
  9. Jonathan Gruber & Helen Levy, 2009. "The Evolution of Medical Spending Risk," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 23(4), pages 25-48, Fall.
  10. Donald W. Light, 2007. "Toward an Economic Sociology of Compassionate Charity and Care," Working Papers 331, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Center for Migration and Development..

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