How to Structure a “Play-or-Pay” Requirement on Employers: Lessons from California for National Health Reform

Ken Jacobsand Jacob Hacker

Press Coverage

UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education
UC Berkeley School of Law

This report analyzes three notable California health-care reform proposals and uses lessons learned in California to detail how “play-or-pay” requirements on employers could be structured in a national health-care reform plan. The report was jointly written with the Berkeley Center on Health, Economic & Family Security (Berkeley CHEFS).