‘So insurance coverage has increased, but largely thanks to tax-funded subsidization. Yet that’s created problems too: As more people got coverage, the system has struggled to keep up with increased demand for services. Uncompensated care, frequently cited as the justification for ObamaCare’s mandate, has remained expensive as emergency rooms have been flooded. And we’re not even getting into the cost overruns.’
Reason also interviews Canadian Sally Pipes who thinks Obamacare is mostly a foot in the door to single-payer, and what that could mean.
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