Advertisement

Topics

Job Locked and Unloaded: The effect of the Affordable Care Act dependency mandate on reenlistment in the U.S. Army.

08:00 EDT 30th March 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Job Locked and Unloaded: The effect of the Affordable Care Act dependency mandate on reenlistment in the U.S. Army."

One concern with employer-based health insurance is job lock or the inability for employees to leave their current employment for better opportunities for fear of losing benefits. We use the implementation of the Affordable Care Act's dependency mandate as a natural experiment. Data from the United States Army overcome some limitations in previous studies including the ability to examine workers with fixed contract expiration dates, uniform pay, and health coverage. We find that the ACA decreased reenlistment rates by 3.13 percent for enlisted soldiers aged 23-25. We also find that younger veterans who leave the Army are more likely to attend college. These findings show that the ACA reduced job lock and increased college-going.

Affiliation

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Journal of health economics
ISSN: 1879-1646
Pages: 103-116

Links

DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [20102 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Health insurance coverage and health care utilization: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act's dependent coverage mandate.

This paper investigates the impact of the Affordable Care Act's (ACA's) dependent coverage mandate on health insurance coverage rates and health care utilization among young adults. Using data from th...

Expanding Enrollment Without the Individual Mandate: Options to Bring More People into the Individual Market.

Recent changes to the Affordable Care Act, including elimination of the individual mandate penalty, the halting of federal payments for cost-sharing reductions, and expanded access to short-term plans...

Buy Insurance or Else?: Resurrecting the Individual Mandate at the State Level.

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been subject to considerable volatility, with perhaps the greatest blow being the rescission, as part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, of the penalty for its indivi...

Predictors of care dependency in nursing home residents with moderate to severe dementia: A cross-sectional study.

Nursing home residents with dementia show a rapid decline in their ability to perform activities of daily living. This decline is linked to a greater care dependency, which is associated with a reduce...

Potential Effects Of Eliminating The Individual Mandate Penalty In California.

The tax penalty for noncompliance with the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate is to be eliminated starting in 2019. We investigated the potential impact of this change on enrollees' decisions to...

Clinical Trials [7275 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Whole Body Vibration and External Load Exercise Training on Cardiovascular and Autonomic Function in Obese Individuals

Obesity is directly related to arterial dysfunction and negatively associated to muscle strength. High-intensity resistance exercise is the favored modality to offset muscle weakness, yet,...

Continuous Locked Non-barbed Suture for Mesh Fixation During Laparoscopic Sacral Colpopexy for Severe Pelvic Organ Prolapse

This prospective randomized pilot study is aimed to verify if the operative time of a standard laparoscopic sacral colpopexy associated to subtotal hysterectomy for the treatment of POP co...

Volar Plating or External Fixation of Dorsally Displaced Fractures of the Distal Radius?

Promising results have been reported after volar locked plating of unstable dorsally displaced fractures of the distal radius. It offers stable fixation and early mobilization. The investi...

Post Affordable Care Act Evaluation

This innovative study will measure the impact of Affordable Care Act-sponsored Medicaid expansions on access to and utilization of community health center (CHC) services. Building on our p...

Taurolidine Lock Solution in the Prevention of Catheter Related Bacteremia

Children with cancer need a long term tunnelled central venous catheter (TCVC) for the entire duration of their treatment. TCVCs are locked with heparin when not in use. The most frequent...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

State-provided health insurance marketplaces established under the PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT.

Institutional committees established to protect the welfare of animals used in research and education. The 1971 NIH Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals introduced the policy that institutions using warm-blooded animals in projects supported by NIH grants either be accredited by a recognized professional laboratory animal accrediting body or establish its own committee to evaluate animal care; the Public Health Service adopted a policy in 1979 requiring such committees; and the 1985 amendments to the Animal Welfare Act mandate review and approval of federally funded research with animals by a formally designated Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).

Providers that by mandate or mission organize and deliver a significant level of health care and other health-related services to the uninsured, Medicaid recipients, and other vulnerable patients.

Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.

An effect usually, but not necessarily, beneficial that is attributable to an expectation that the regimen will have an effect, i.e., the effect is due to the power of suggestion.

Advertisement
Quick Search
Advertisement
Advertisement

 


DeepDyve research library

Searches Linking to this Article