Research Report Tax Subsidies for Private Health Insurance
Who Currently Benefits and What Are the Implications for New Policies?
Leonard E. Burman, Cori E. Uccello, Laura Wheaton, Deborah Kobes, Claudia Williams
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Policymakers are considering a variety of new tax credit proposals to expand health insurance coverage. Understanding how current tax subsidies work and their role in supporting employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) is important when designing such policies. This brief presents essential information about the structure and distribution of existing tax subsidies for ESI and the implications for new policy options.
Research Areas Aging and retirement Taxes and budgets
Tags Health insurance Individual taxes
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center