Taking a Checkup on the Nation's Health Care Tax Policy: a Prognosis

Testimony

Taking a Checkup on the Nation's Health Care Tax Policy: a Prognosis

Statement of Leonard E. Burman before the United States Senate Committee on Finance
March 8, 2006

Abstract

In this testimony before the Senate Finance Committee, Len Burman summarizes the latest data on who has health insurance and who doesn't, outlines the various tax subsidies that exist for health insurance, examines how those subsidies affect the market for health insurance and employment, and briefly comments on some reform options.

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