Who Really Pays For Health Care Might Surprise You

Kaiser Health News staff writer Jay Hancock, working in collaboration with USA Today, reports: “Eight million people have signed up for subsidized private health insurance under Affordable Care Act, President Obama said this month. Millions more obtained new coverage through the Medicaid program for the poor. Full implementation of the health law, and its wider coverage, new taxes and shifting subsidies, has renewed discussions of winners and losers, makers and moochers. Here's a corrective to common misconceptions about who pays for health care” (Hancock, 4/30). Read the story.

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