In the news: It’s all about the risk pool

March 15, 2016

Urban's Linda Blumberg and John Holahan in Health Affairs:

The health policies of the two political parties and their presidential candidates differentiate themselves clearly along the lines of pooling philosophies: the Democrats generally advocate broad-based pooling of health care risk and the Republicans generally advocate more individual responsibility and are willing to accept much greater segmentation of health care risk. 

Learn more about the risk pool on the Health Affairs site.