The Obamacare Follies

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Author(s) Matthew Continetti
Source The Weekly Standard
Date October 5, 2010
Quotes-start.png "Furthermore, since the fees for violating the individual mandate are also low, Obamacare may actually lead to an increase in the uninsured, as individuals wait until they are sick to buy a health plan. In the meantime, since the bill increases demand for insurance while constraining supply, premiums will rise. And when the government attempts to control the price of premiums (as with any other good), shortages will result." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Act should not have been passed on the topic Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.