Rebecca Myerson Featured in American Journal of Health Economics

A pair of studies led by Rebecca Myerson, PhD, MPH, assistant professor of population health sciences, showed that federal funding for the ACA navigator program had a positive impact on enrollment and that the private health insurance industry did not pick up the slack when program funding was cut. When funding was reduced from 2017 to 2019, enrollment in health insurance coverage decreased among lower-income adults, adults younger than age 45, Hispanic adults, and adults who speak a language other than English at home.  More information here.