Researchers from the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy discuss the negative effects of allowing firms to subsidize the purchase of individual market coverage and why the associated costs are likely to outweigh the benefits to employers and their workers.
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Competition is essential for a properly functioning marketplace, but industry consolidation, insurance complexity and other factors are barricading healthcare consumers from the benefits of good commerce. Schaeffer Center analysts explore ways to remove those obstacles to efficiency, while also promoting optimal care.