Insuring Rural America: Health Insurance Challenges and Opportunities

This paper discusses the realities and challenges of designing a market structure that will result in affordable health insurance being offered in rural markets, and reviews the rural implications of policies affecting rural health insurance markets and health systems.

Written by Keith J. Mueller (PhD), Charlie Alfero (MA), Andrew F. Coburn (PhD), Jennifer P. Lundblad (PhD, MBA), A. Clinton MacKinney (MD, MS), Timothy D. McBride (PhD), and Abigail Barker (PhD), the Rural Policy Research Institute Health Panel in July 2018.