Who Obamacare helps or hurts, in one chart

Who Obamacare helps or hurts, in one chart

The New Yorker‘s Ryan Lizza asked Jonathan Gruber — widely considered the intellectual godfather of health reform both in Massachusetts and nationally — what percentage of Americans he expected would be made worse off by Obamacare. Around three percent, he estimated, and the University of Michigan’s Justin Wolfers made the above chart to illustrate the point. These are rough numbers, but it’s a good reminder in all the flurry about “rate shock” and people losing their plans that the vast majority of people won’t see any changes at all.

Read more: http://knowmore.washingtonpost.com/2013/11/01/who-obamacare-helps-or-hurts-in-one-chart/

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