The Tax Exclusion for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance
This paper reviews the issues around and impacts of the tax exclusion for employer-sponsored insurance. After reviewing the arguments for and against this policy, I present micro-simulation evidence on the federal revenue, insurance coverage, and distributional impacts of various reforms to the exclusion.
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|Publication status:||published as The Tax Exclusion for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance , Jonathan Gruber. in Economic Analysis of Tax Expenditures , Poterba. 2011|
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- Melissa A. Thomasson, 2000.
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- Melissa A. Thomasson, 2003. "The Importance of Group Coverage: How Tax Policy Shaped U.S. Health Insurance," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 93(4), pages 1373-1384, September.
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