Friday, September 25, 2009

Fascinating study of health insurance

One thing he neglects to mention, in speaking of a "death spiral", is that if the consequences of ignoring the mandate for health insurance are low, then people may choose to simply pay the fines, knowing that if they ever develop a condition, they can enroll in insurance with no pre-existing conditions clause. It's something the government needs to watch out for - the fines need to be the same size as a low-cost insurance plan.

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