The Affordable Care Act in the US, like most health care reform efforts, focuses on uninsurance. That’s fine, as people without insurance do face significant problems accessing the healthcare system in the United States. But underinsurance is a real issue, too, and it’s often ignored. Underinsurance is the topic of the week’s Healthcare Triage.
This was based primarily off of a piece I wrote for the Upshot at the NYT, and references can be found there.