Cost of the Newly Insured Under the Affordable Care Act
Research Projects in Health
The Society of Actuaries is pleased to make available material examining the cost of the newly insured under the Affordable Care Act. The main objective of this research is to estimate the morbidity change due to new participants in the individual market and the impact that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will have on filling the uninsured gap. The material was authored by Randy Haught and John Ahrens.
The SOA would like to thank the following Project Oversight Group members:
Kenny Kan, Chair
Kristi Bohn, SOA Health Staff Fellow
Barbara Scott, SOA Research Administrator
Steven Siegel, SOA Research Actuary
Further, the SOA would like to thank the following who contributed to this research:
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