- Options for expanded coverage to Louisiana’s labor force include an employer mandate, purchasing pools and health savings accounts.
- Options for expanded coverage to individuals include expansion of current Medicaid programs, health savings accounts and individual mandates.
- Each option can be initially explored for Hurricane survivors but are likely to be more successful if implemented statewide.
Patel, Kavita, M. Susan Marquis, Sai Ma, and Benjamin Springgate, Expanding Coverage to the Uninsured of Louisiana. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 2005. https://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR311.html.
Patel, Kavita, M. Susan Marquis, Sai Ma, and Benjamin Springgate, Expanding Coverage to the Uninsured of Louisiana, RAND Corporation, WR-311, 2005. As of November 30, 2022: https://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR311.html