It’s ObamaCare insurance that’s ‘substandard’

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Author(s) Betsy McCaughey
Source New York Post
Date November 7, 2013
Quotes-start.png Medicaid level care is, to use the president’s word, substandard. For example, a review of the experiences of nearly 900,000 patients undergoing eight different surgical procedures found that Medicaid patients were 50 percent more likely to die in the hospital after surgery than patients with private coverage. This review, by researchers at the University of Virginia, is one of several studies showing that Medicaid patients get worse care than patients with private insurance. But many of the plans offered on the exchanges are Medicaid with a private label slapped on. Quotes-end.png

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