Matthew Buettgens

Documents & Publications

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The Effects of Medicare Buy-In Policies for Older Adults on Health Insurance Coverage and Health Care Spending

A Medicare buy-in program would allow qualifying individuals currently ineligible for Medicare to purchase a Medicare-like health insurance plan. The buy-in would be administered as a distinct program but could take advantage of Medicare's premium structure, benefit design, or provider payment rates (NASI 2020). After comprehensive health reform failed to…