Disability Insurance and Healthcare Reform: Evidence from Massachusetts

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Nicole Maestas; Kathleen J. Mullen; Alexander Strand;
(2013)

As health insurance becomes available outside of the employment relationship as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the cost of applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)—potentially going without health insurance coverage during a waiting period to... View more
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