Thursday, June 11, 2015

Obamacare Beneficiaries Skip Care

Kaiser Health News covers an issue we’ve discussed: Obamacare beneficiaries are skipping care because they cannot afford it.

Here’s something to think about: Every penny of the billions of dollars taxpayers are paying to underwrite Obamacare goes to health insurers, either as premium tax credits via exchanges or cost-sharing subsidies for low-income households. Not one penny goes to the beneficiaries directly, so they can decide themselves which health goods and services to pay for.

Read the entire entry at NCPA's Health Policy Blog.

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