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Is There A Better Way To Subsidize Private Health Insurance?

With millions of people losing their jobs, and maybe their employer-provided health insurance as well, it is a good time to ask, how does the federal government encourage private coverage – both at work and for those who buy their own? And is there a better way?

The short answers are: the current system is an incoherent mess; and of course there is a better way.

Let us look at what the federal government is doing now.

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