The author, Hugh Hewitt, is a lawyer and a law professor.
Then he’s for sure a liar because if he is a lawyer, he knows better. You can simply look at the numbers on the charts on the link. Less than 1/2 of one percent of total health care expenditures. This is a legally insignificant issue. No one who writes these articles is so dumb as to do no research. Read a Law Review article somewhere on line. Nearly every sentence is footnoted.
These numbers are real, and not that hard to find.
parsy, who says read the article, do the math, and decide for yourself.