A "Noteworthy Book in Industrial Relations and Labor Economics, 2012" – Industrial Relations Section, Princeton University
In this timely new book, Nan L. Maxwell examines the behavior of firms with respect to their provision of health care prior to ACA deliberations and uses those behaviors to forecast changes in employer-sponsored health insurance (ESI) once the ACA is fully implemented. Her analysis focuses on potential changes in the ESI offer due to implementation of the ACA concerning access and quality.
"Because the ACA structures provisions to narrow gaps in the ESI offer, my research can shed light on the extent to which the ACA provisions might change the ESI offer, and whether changes are likely to reduce disparities between low-wage and high-wage workers." –Nan L. Maxwell
Her findings include