January 24, 2014
THE TRAGEDY OF OBAMACARE:
In U.S., Uninsured Rate Shows Initial Decline in 2014 (Jenna Levy, 1/24/14, Gallup)
The U.S. uninsured rate is 16.1% so far in January, modestly down from 17.3% in December after the Affordable Care Act's requirement for Americans to have health insurance took effect on Jan. 1. The percentage of uninsured adults aged 18 and older for Jan. 2-19 is slightly lower than what Gallup has measured in any month since December 2012.
The GOP should offer to trade genuine universality for making HSA's the default.Posted by Orrin Judd at January 24, 2014 1:05 PM