#hcreform Lessons from NY & MA… and they’re not pretty

This is a huge leap of faith… that the healthy and young will choose to purchase policies as opposed to paying the fine. If they choose not to purchase a policy, the risk pool adjusts, and the insurance industry’s model leads to huge premium increases. Then look what happened in MA recently. The state denied premium increases to BC/BS and BC/BS stopped writing policies! Stay tuned.. this isn’t going to be pretty. http://amplify.com/u/4r24

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