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View Diary: Sixth Circuit Upholds Individual Mandate In ACA As Constitutional (85 comments)

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  •  That's the charged amount total, not the cost (0+ / 0-)
    The cost of providing uncompensated care to the uninsured was $43,000,000,000 in 2008. To pay for this cost, health care providers pass on the cost to private insurers, which pass on the cost to families. This cost-shifting increases family premiums by on average over $1,000 a year.

    To say $43 billion is the cost is false. Federal law provides for punishment for false pleading.

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