Healthcare Is not the same as Healthcare Insurance

The headline,

Josh Kushner’s healthcare start up

caught my eye, so I read on.

Oscar, the health insurance startup co-founded by Joshua Kushner and Mario Schlosser, has raised $165 million in new venture capital funding. A source puts the post-money valuation at $3.2 billion, which is up from $2.7 billion in early 2016.

Oh … not healthcare start up at all … health Insurance startup. I do find the conflation of these two very different businesses in the US not just confusing - but almost deliberately misleading.

…. and yes, Josh is the Kushner that you don’t read too much about.

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