Bridging the Gap: Exploring the Basic Health Insurance Option for New York

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This New York State Health Foundation brief details the implications of offering a basic health plan in New York, using a variety of data sources to estimate the amount of federal funding that would be available; the take-up rate by various eligible population groups; the cost of offering a comprehensive public look-alike product; the types of plan options the State could potentially offer; and the impact on the rates of the uninsured.