Policy-Related Insurance Studies
To (1) develop criteria for a program of investigator-initiated health insurance research that is highly policy relevant and that involves convening an advisory group and other outside reviewers; (2) issue a call for proposals to the research community; (3) review proposals and award grants to successful applications; and (4) disseminate results of funded projects to the policy and research communities.
Internally managed by RWJF staff
- $348,545.00 awarded to AcademyHealth - Managing a solicitation for policy-relevant insurance studies following the first open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act
- $149,910.00 awarded to Urban Institute - Studying the impact of the 2014 Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion on personal finance
- $145,429.00 awarded to Urban Institute - Studying potential pitfalls and improvements to the Affordable Care Act's risk-adjustment mechanism
- $98,369.00 awarded to University of Southern California Sol Price School of Public Policy - Projecting the impact of the Affordable Care Act's community-rating regulations on the rate of self-insurance by small firms
- $61,962.00 awarded to Yale University School of Public Health - Analyzing the impact of the tobacco penalty under the Affordable Care Act on smokers' insurance enrollment and smoking behavior