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Women losing coverage under Obamacare, too
Topic - Michael Cannon
When Congress was writing the health-care bill, lawmakers insisted the individual mandate that consumers buy insurance was backed up by a penalty, not a tax. On Monday, that decision came back to bite them.
When Congress was writing the health care bill, lawmakers insisted the individual mandate that consumers buy insurance was backed up by a penalty, not a tax. On Monday, that decision came back to bite them.
Harvey Pekar, whose autobiographical comic book series "American Splendor" portrayed his unglamorous life with bone-dry honesty and wit, was found dead at home early Monday, authorities said.
Michael Cannon of the Cato Institute argue that Congress intended for the states to establish health insurance exchanges, and the tax credits were the tempting carrot to induce them to do that.
Michael Cannon, a health policy analyst at the Cato Institute, a libertarian think tank, said that sometimes government officials aren't as motivated to fix fiscal problems in programs like Medicare because it's the taxpayers who are footing the bill.