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Did Obamacare Really Save Lives?

Authored by Robert Murphy via The Mises Institute, One of the popular objections to the GOP proposals to reform health insurance markets is that the Affordable Care Act (aka “ObamaCare”) saved thousands of lives per year, and hence that tinkering with ObamaCare will literally kill lots of people. For example, Hillary Clinton tweeted out: Now to be sure, even if the claim were true, it still wouldn’t follow that coercive redistribution of wealth was morally justified.
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