Why Medicare and Medicaid Can Outmatch Private Plans on Cost – The New York Times

Read article - Quotes Carrie Colla, associate professor of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, about a study she led that suggests that private healthcare plans do not perform better. "What kind of insurance you have does affect your access to health care," says Colla. "But once you're in front of the doctor, by and large you're treated the same way as any other patient."