Wednesday, October 2, 2013

McArdle On Faulty Obamacare Conventional Wisdom

Megan McArdle discusses, "11 Pieces of Obamacare Conventional Wisdom That Shouldn’t Be So Conventional".

Some of the interesting items on her list include:
1. Once Obamacare goes into effect, it will be impossible to substantially cut it back.
2. Accountable Care Organizations are certain to bring down overall health spending.
4. Emergency room use will decline.
5. People can game the system by going without insurance and then buying it when they get sick.
11. Obamacare will make bankruptcy a thing of the past, at least for the people who gain coverage. 
Click through to read more discussion of each of those (and other) items.