Policy Documents

Complying with Kennedy-Kassebaum: Better Options for the States

Peter J. Ferrara –
March 1, 1997

This report will first describe the enacted Kassebaum-Kennedy provisions.  It will then discuss the negative effects that are likely to result from the guaranteed issue provisions of the bill.  The report will then discuss the better alternatives that states can and should adopt including, in particular, state risk pools.