Summary statement here.

Maybe: Downloadable/printable sheet of parameters?

List of parameters, with BRIEF DESCRIPTION of each:

Baseline assumptions (without health reform):

  • Projected spending: Health expenditures
  • Projected future spending: Specifies inflation rate used

Projected savings and new costs under reform:

  • Projected spending: Spending under baseline
  • Projected spending: Investment
  • Projected spending: Research
  • Projected future spending: increased utilization assumptions
  • Projected future spending: population migration (due to single payer implementation)
  • Projected future spending: demographic changes (due to aging population)
  • Projected future spending: changes in health insurance coverage
  • Projecting single payer savings: overall employer costs
    • Projecting single payer savings: employer costs (in-house administrative costs)
    • Projecting single payer savings: employer costs (consultant fees)
    • Projecting single payer savings: employer costs (premiums)
    • Projecting single payer savings: employer costs (retiree health benefits)
    • Projecting single payer savings: employer costs (workers’ compensation)
    • Projecting single payer savings: employer costs (disability insurance)
  • Projected single payer savings: administration of current public health system vs. new public system
  • Projecting single payer savings: administration of private health insurance vs. new public system
  • Projecting single payer savings: change in provider administration (BIR)
  • Projecting single payer savings: monopoly pricing of drugs and devices
  • Projecting single payer savings: monopoly pricing of hospitals and elite providers
  • Projecting single payer savings: fraud
  • Projecting single payer savings: bending cost curve and slowing health care inflation
  • Projecting single payer savings: changing investment behavior
  • Projecting single payer savings: retiree benefit savings
  • Extra single payer costs: net reduction based on population health improvements
  • Extra single payer costs: Medicaid rate equalization
  • Extra single payer costs: Medicare rate increases
  • Extra single payer costs: Medicare Part B
  • Extra single payer costs: other Medicare premiums (IRMA)
  • Extra single payer costs: covering undocumented individuals
  • Extra single payer costs: actuarial value issues: dental
  • Extra single payer costs: actuarial value issues: vision
  • Extra single payer costs: actuarial value issues: Nursing homes
  • Extra single payer costs: actuarial value issues: home-health care
  • Extra single payer costs: short run transition costs
    • Extra single payer costs: short-run transition costs: administrative
    • Extra single payer costs: short-run transition costs: displaced worker costs
    • Extra single payer costs: short-run transition costs: outreach and enrollment costs

Financing options:

  • Financing options: Medicare
  • Financing options: Medicaid
  • Financing options: local/state government Medicaid
  • Financing options: VA
  • Financing options: charity
  • Financing options: ACA subsidies
  • Financing options: Taft-Hartley plans
  • Financing options: Copays and deductibles
  • Financing options: Out-of-pocket spending
  • Financing options: new revenue sources
  • Financing options: lost revenue sources
  • Financing options: capital gains taxes
  • Financing options: corporate income tax
  • Financing options: state payroll tax
  • Financing options: general state income tax
  • Financing options: sales tax (includes purchase and use)
  • Financing options: excise and property taxes (includes any tax that specifically targets a certain product or activity)
  • Financing options: tax expenditures

Outcomes from reform:

  • Impact: Income Distribution Effects
  • Impact: lives saved due to access
  • Impact: Jobs and employment