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How our failure to fix Medicare and Medicaid resulted in big Obamacare premium hikes

How our failure to fix Medicare and Medicaid resulted in big Obamacare premium hikes

To the editor: Medicaid underpays providers such as hospitals and physicians, creating a cost shift onto the purchasers of healthcare through Covered California, small business pools or the independent market. (“Covered California shows it's not immune to big premium increases,” editorial, July 21)

As large companies and unions self-insure and most of the purchasers on health insurance exchanges are subsidized, the rest of us bear the burden with forced narrow networks and ever increasing premiums. The government has artificially...

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