Don’t kill Obamacare – The Economist

Despite all the critics against Obamacare, the initiative seems to be good for both patients and costs

clever2 key achievements:

  • First, despite the incompetent rollout of healthcare.gov (the website that allows people to use the federal exchanges), the proportion of Americans who lack cover has fallen from 16.2% to 12.3% since 2009.
  • Second, the previously terrifying pace of medical inflation has slowed. The amount that America spends on health care grew by 3.9% a year in nominal terms between 2009 and 2011—having grown by 7.3% a year in 2000-08.

Read the article in The Economist

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