Megan notes that the president has "downgraded" the number of uninsured Americans to 30 million -- most likely because the more commonly used statistic (45 million) includes immigrants, who will not have access to public insurance under the new plan.
Depending on how you look at it, the real number of uninsured is probably even lower than 30 million, since many of the uninsured are either eligible for some kind of public health insurance or wealthy enough to purchase coverage on their own.
Monday assorted links - 1. Occupational licensing for opticians is bad. 2. Cyberpunk scenes from Chongqing. 3. China takes the lead in gene-editing trials. 4. The debate over Co...
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