Archive for February 3rd, 2015

Dr. Pruitt Opines

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

feudalism

The “new” payment model for healthcare providers is actually as old as feudalism.

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Non US Citizens Exempt From ACA – Is Texas Uninsured Rate 0%?

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

interesting

According to yesterday’s article in the Brownsville Herald, 790,245 Texans are on health insurance welfare rolls (84% receive welfare, i.e, subsidies). Another 128,645 Texans are on health plans too but those poor bastards are not getting any type of welfare assistance (subsidies) at all. That’s unfair!

The article points out that there are approximately 6 million uninsured Texans. So that must mean that there were about 7 million uninsured Texans but now that 918,890 have become insured under ACA that leaves only 6 million left to sign up (80 signed up yesterday in Brownsville according to the article).

Are the 5,999,920 million left to sign up non US citizens? If so, then there are no uninsured Texans according to ACA rules.

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