In a startling report, the WSJ indicates that the cost of an average health plan is approaching half of an average family’s income.
This must be a misprint.WSJ Health Blog Link
But it’s not, of course.
The reality is that few people actually pay $12,000 a year for their health plan — the majority of that cost is subsidized, typically by an employer. Nevertheless, an increasing chunk of everything we buy is being allocated to health care costs.
But don’t worry. Help is on the way.
I have it from a very reliable source that Obamanomics will “solve” this problem, once and for all.