EPI Research (Page 28 )

  • Mandated Health Insurance, the Low Wage Employee, and the Distribution of Income

    January 1993

    Considerable political attention has been focused recently on the claim that a large and growing segment of the U.S. population, particularly the “working poor,” has inadequate access to health care. Among the many policies that have been advocated to remedy this situation, one of the most widely discussed is a proposal to require that private firms provide health insurance for all of their employees. The…