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Jason S. Patient Expert

San Diego, California
Currently, Jason is pursuing a Ph.D. in Economics at the University of California-San Diego (UCSD). Jason's research interests include: all issues related to healthcare policy and economics, the health insurance market and its relationship to labor markets, as well as public and labor economics in... Full Bio
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Healthcare.gov vs. Amazon.com

Which one is easier to use?  The answer to this is clear: Amazon.  Of course, health insurance is a much more difficult product for people...

HWR is up

Jennifer Salopek has posted  the July edition Health Wonk Review: Polar Vortex Edition at  Wing of Zock .

Defining “comparative advantage”

Don Boudreaux describes comparative advantage using an interesting example. HT: Marginal Revolution

How did the ACA affect Employer-Sponsored Insurance?

Most people think that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has focused on decreasing uninsurance rates by creating health insurance exchanges,...

What is China’s NMCS?

In 2003, China introduced the New Cooperative Medical Scheme(NCMS), a health insurance scheme for the rural population. What is the NCMS?  ...
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