If insurance companies do avoid covering people who are "likely to need care," this suggests that the uninsured are unhealthy. But 60% of the uninsured are in excellent health (Table 10) (In fact, overall the uninsured are only slightly less healthy than the insured).Hat Megan McArdle, who has a pretty interesting analysis.
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
What I didn't know about health care
Uninsured people are about as healthy as insured people are: