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The success of the new health insurance exchanges will depend greatly on the quality of the enrollment decisions that consumers make. Choosing the wrong insurance product can translate into billions of dollars in wasteful spending at the national level. Faculty at the University of Pennsylvania have contributed to several studies outlining important ways that the exchanges can be made to work better for consumers—and for the larger economy.
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Baker, Tom; Kolstad, Jonathan T.; Starc, Amanda; and Volpp, Kevin G., "Optimizing Outcomes on the Health Insurance Exchanges" (2013). Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative. 22.