Can Health Insurance Competition Work? Evidence from Medicare Advantage
NBER Working Paper No. 20818
---- Acknowledgments ----
We thank Amy Finkelstein, Eugenio Miravete, and many seminar participants for useful comments. Bhattacharya would like to thank the National Institute on Aging (grants R37AG036791 and R21AG041112) for funding his work on this project. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.
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I would like to disclose that I am an adviser to NunaHealth, a data analytics startup company, which specializes in analytics of health insurance claims. I am not being paid by them, but have received equity (nominal value is less than $1,000; the market value is hard to assess).
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I am an advisor to Collective Health, a start-up in San Mateo, California that administers self-funded insurance plans for small to medium sized employers.