An Arm and a Leg

Miller, Peyton R.
September 2009
Harvard Salient;9/21/2009, p7
The article discusses the costs of ObamaCare, citing the failure of similar TennCare and Massachusetts reform to bring down costs. TennCare has reduced Tennessee's uninsured population to six percent, but costs rose to about 8 billion U.S. dollars from 2.6 billion U.S. dollars at its inception. It also explores the percentage decline of uninsured population in Massachusetts in 2008 from 2006. The author suggests that the government could increase interstate competition and limit malpractice awards instead.


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