NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

The Impact of Patient Cost-Sharing on the Poor: Evidence from Massachusetts

Amitabh Chandra, Jonathan Gruber, Robin McKnight

NBER Working Paper No. 18023
Issued in April 2012

---- Acknowledgements -----

We are grateful to Kaitlyn Kenney and the staff at the Massachusetts Health Connector for making these data available. We thank, without implicating, Dan Fetter, Ilyana Kuziemko, and Joseph Newhouse for very helpful suggestions on earlier versions of this paper. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

---- Disclosure of Financial Relationships for Jonathan Gruber -----

Jonathan Gruber is a member of the Commonwealth Health Connector Board that was responsible for setting the policies studied in this research.

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