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Presenting Information to Decisionmakers: A Guide For Policy Analysts

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Figure 9a. Distribution of Families by Change in Household Health Spending Under Potential Reform in 1998a

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Families Whose
Spending Would
Decrease By:
All
Households
Percent in
Group With Improved
Coverage
$1,000 or More 23.2% 72.3%
$500-$1,000 10.4% 62.3%
$250-$500 7.8% 58.2%
$100-$250 6.2% 54.0%
$20-$100 4.7% 45.8%

 

Families Whose
Spending Would
Increase By:
All
Households
Percent in
Group With Improved
Coverage
$1,000 or More 14.6% 79.7%
$500-$1,000 11.5% 86.2%
$250-$500 8.2% 77.1%
$100-$250 6.5% 63.6%
$20-$100 3.8% 56.4%

a Includes changes in premiums, out-of-pocket expenses, and taxes earmarked to fund health reform. Excludes institutionalized persons.

Source: Lewin-VHI estimates using Health Benefits Simulation Model (HBSM).

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