This report identifies potential mechanisms through which the Affordable Care Act (ACA) might affect liability claim costs and develops rough estimates of the size and direction of expected impacts as of 2016. Overall, effects of the ACA appear likely to be small relative to aggregate auto, workersa compensation, and medical malpractice insurer payouts, but some states and insurance lines may experience cost changes as high as 5 percent or more.Although considerable analysis has been devoted to understanding the impacts of reform on health care providers, insurers, and patients, less attention has been given to other payers that fund health care services, such as property andanbsp;...
|Title||:||How Will the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Affect Liability Insurance Costs?|
|Author||:||David I. Auerbach, Paul Heaton, Ian Brantley|
|Publisher||:||Rand Corporation - 2014-04-09|