Dow hits 20,000
3 months ago
No statistically significant treatment effect on any objective measure: not blood pressure. Not glycated hemoglobin. Not cholesterol.These findings have surprised nearly everyone. The theory was that lack of insurance coverage prevented poor people from getting treatment for conditions which, as a result, will adversely impact their health. Increased coverage did increase spending on health care, but health itself did not improve. Perhaps the benefits of health care are an illusion? Perhaps the guidance from doctors was not followed?