Thursday, September 22, 2011

"Preparing for the Exchanges"? You Might as Well Prepare for the Unicorn Stampede

What is the biggest waste of effort in American health care today?

I’d suggest it is the hustle and bustle to establish PPACA’s Health Benefits Exchanges. The health insurers’ trade association, AHIP, has an entire educational series on “preparing for exchanges.” The likelihood of exchanges being up and running by January 2014 is vanishingly close to zero. Indeed, they may not exist at all except in very few states – whether or not President Obama wins re-election.

Read the entire article at The Health Care Blog.

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