One of the benefits of Obamacare, apparently as youll learn from this piece, if you can make it past people like you and I is that it enables this:
Tufts Medical Center in Massachusetts along with their physician group and a company which owns and operates two hospitals in the region has acted on this provision of the law and received $88.5 million in federal funds to create the states first member owned and controlled health insurance plan.
This first claim is quite false, of course. Massachusetts, like most states in the u.s., once had many member-owned, member-controlled health-insurance plans until the government drove them out of business. Now the government is apparently attempting to run a top-down simulation of what it formerly destroyed. One thinks of Marie Antoinette playing shepherdess.
Those of us who have lived the horrors of the Canadian healthcare system are not surprised.