"People who signed up early for insurance through the new marketplaces were more likely to be prescribed drugs to treat pain, depression and H.I.V. ... early enrollees face more serious health problems and are older than those covered by their employers"
They also tend to use more expensive meds, further driving up costs for healthier folks who may have
But don't worry, they'll make up for it in volume.
And speaking of which (volume, that is), rotsa ruck to all those "newly insured" folks who think they've successfully signed up for "health care:"
"As a proud new beneficiary of the Affordable Health Care Act, I’d like to report that I am doctorless. Ninety-six. Ninety-six is the number of soul crushing rejections that greeted me as I attempted to find one"
Hope and change, indeed..