Latest #ACA Winners and Losers

■ Last time we checked, Blue Cross/Shield of North Carolina had just "filed for a 22.9 percent rate increase."So how'd that work out?Well, FoIB Jeff M alerts us that the carrier – the largest in The Tar Heel State – appears to have done okay for itself, as it:"[H]as reported a higher than anticipated net income margin in 2017 at 7.8 cents for every dollar of revenue."I bet.■ Over on The Twitter, Dr Ari Friedman warns us about the dangers of ObamaCare's Medicaid expansion:"Declining Medicaid Fees and Primary Care Appointment Availability for New Medicaid Patients"To be fair: someone has to pay the piper.■ Finally, longtime FoIB Holly R tips us to this bit of non-helpful rhetoric from the anti-ACA side:"Sen. Orrin Hatch calls Obamacare supporters 'stupidest, dumbass people'The Senator may not be wrong, but this kind of inartful, divisive and insulting characterization does not help out the good guys. In…

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