I am still playing whack-a-mole with journalists and others who keep confusing Medicaid with health insurance. The latest is the coverage of the Urban Institute’s latest Health Reform Monitoring Survey. The Hill reported it as” “Uninsured rate falls by half in states that expanded Medicaid”.
Imagine if a state expanded cash welfare payments versus its neighbors. The media would report that the number of people reporting no cash income had dropped faster in that state, despite creating no jobs.
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