Tuesday, June 3, 2014

As Expected, Obamacare Motivates Insurers To Shun The Sickest People

A patient with HIV/AIDS can expect to pay over $1,000 out of pocket per month for medicines if he or she buys a policy on the Obamacare health-insurance exchange in Florida.

“Affordable”? Surely not. This perceived injustice has caused legal activists to file a lawsuit alleging discrimination against four insurers that offer plans in the Florida exchange.

Readers of this blog know that we have long warned that Obamacare creates incentives for insurers to avoid covering the sickest patients.

Read the entire column at John Goodman's Health Policy Blog or The Independent Institute's Beacon blog.

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