Illinois Also Concludes Private Health Exchanges Provide Worse, More Expensive Insurance

By: Thursday March 3, 2011 3:50 pm

Private health insurance in American is extremely inefficient and more costly that public insurance. A single public program directly and collectively bargaining with providers for thousands of individuals is going to get a much better deal than one low-income individual with no market power and limited knowledge buying a product from a middleman.


Connecticut Informed That Private Insurance Exchanges Are Bad Deals for Consumers, Taxpayers

By: Wednesday January 5, 2011 4:45 pm

The subsidized private health insurance exchanges created by the new health care law are going to do a very poor job of providing affordable health care to the low income Americans they are meant to serve, according to a new draft report to the Connecticut General Assembly from the Sustinet Health Partnership Board of Directors.

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