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Leverty Comments on Health Insurance

Lost in the debate over health care is the fact that health insurance differs from other types of insurance, a U.S. researcher says. Ty Leverty, assistant professor of finance in the Tippie College of Business and Tristar Risk Management Fellow at The University of Iowa, suggests health insurance differs from other types of insurance. Health insurance covers the cost of predictable things, like an annual checkup, mammograms, or cholesterol tests. "That's like asking auto insurers to cover the cost of a tune-up," Leverty says.


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