Monday Links Posted on February 20, 2023February 20, 2023 by John C. Goodman George Halvorson defends Obamacare (but mainly a reformed Medicare Advantage program). Does the obese character in The Whale really deserve our sympathy? Medicare Advantage enrollment is now 31.2 million – roughly half of the Medicare population. DOL: The low-end estimate for improper (Covid) unemployment insurance payments – mostly fraud – is $191 billion. Estimates attribute 15 – 30 percent of total national health spending to administration, with at least half ($300 – $600 billion a year) demonstrated to be ineffective or wasteful.