Publication Date: March 2011
Publisher: Families USA
Author(s): Kathleen Stoll; Kim Bailey; Elisabeth Rodman
Research Area: Health
Keywords: health reform; health insurance; out-of-pocket cost
Coverage: United States
The report examines how the Affordable Care Act will protect insured people from high medical costs through new caps on out-of-pocket spending. It provides estimates of how many Americans will have spending that exceeds these caps and by how much, and it looks at how many of those people work for small businesses.