The Basic Health Option: Will it Work for Low-Income Consumers?
Publication Date: July 2011
Publisher(s): Families USA
Author(s): Families USA
Keywords: basic health; low-income; health reform
Coverage: United States
This brief provides a framework for advocates to think about whether this option, created by the health care law, will work for their state. It covers program basics, discusses the problems it might address, and raises key issues that can affect the direction such a program might take.