Thursday, January 29, 2015

Health Care

Wall Street Journal | Up to Six Million Households Facing Penalty for Skipping Health Insurance
The U.S. government estimates as many as six million households may have to pay a penalty for not having had health-insurance coverage last year as required under the Affordable Care Act, officials said Wednesday.

Econ Comments & Analysis                                                                                            
Forbes | Obamacare's New Reality: The Informed Patient
Who’s to blame for America’s outsized health care costs?  Take your pick.
Kaiser Health News | With Half of California’s Kids On Medicaid, Advocates Worry About Service
California’s Medi-Cal program has grown to cover nearly half of the state’s children, causing policymakers and child advocates to question the ability of the taxpayer-funded program to adequately serve so many poor kids.