Presentation by Jessica Banthin, Deputy Assistant Director in CBO’s Health, Retirement, and Long-Term Analysis Division (HRLD), and Alexandra Minicozzi, Chief of HRLD’s Health Insurance Modeling Unit, at the Bipartisan Policy Center.
Methods for Analyzing Health Insurance Coverage
In addition to describing how CBO defines and estimates health insurance coverage for people under 65, the agency explains its sources of data, their limitations, and how it adjusts for such limitations when preparing its estimates.
The process for analyzing major health care legislation involves three key steps: develop an analytic strategy, model the effects of the proposal, and review and write about the estimate.
CBO uses the Health Insurance Simulation Model to estimate the cost of various health care proposals, including the expansion of public programs, mandates for people to have insurance, and insurance market reforms.
Presentation by Sarah Masi, an analyst in CBO’s Budget Analysis Division, at a Congressional Research Service seminar on CBO’s methods for developing cost estimates.
Presentation by Alexandra Minicozzi, Unit Chief of Health Insurance Modeling in CBO’s Health, Retirement, and Long-Term Analysis Division, at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Actuaries.
- Blog Post
In addition to describing how CBO defines and estimates health insurance coverage for people under 65, the agency explains its sources of data, their limitations, and how it adjusts for those limitations in preparing its estimates.
- Blog PostChallenges in Estimating the Number of People With Nongroup Health Insurance Coverage Under Proposals for Refundable Tax Credits
What are the challenges in estimating the number of people who would purchase health insurance in the nongroup (or individual) market under proposals to replace the current tax-based subsidies with refundable tax credits?