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Affordable Care Act

Spring Break Edition 2015 Health Wonk Review

Health Wonk Review for March 26, 2015

March 27, 2015 – Jennifer Salopek over at Wing of Zock says the Spring Break Edition of Health Wonk Review is all about taking a break to read a little… Read more

Supreme Court Burwell

Justices Kennedy, Roberts are ‘votes…

March 4, 2015 – This morning, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in King v. Burwell, the lawsuit that claims that the Affordable Care Act only allows… Read more

health insurance death spiral

Anatomy of a true health insurance…

March 4, 2015 – AHIP warned that eliminating the subsidies ... would quickly lead to the collapse of the individual health insurance market in those states… Read more

GOP gutting Obamacare

Removing the heart of Obamacare

November 14, 2014 – Larry Levitt and Harold Pollack speculate about 'surgeries' the ACA might face as Republicans scheme to remove Obamacare's vital… Read more

price responsive consumers

Figuring out how to put ‘skin in the…

June 4, 2014 – The studies indicate that people are very responsive to healthcare prices when they see them. If you raise people's price for meds, they… Read more

Curbside Consult David Cutler

Can we ‘do the right thing’…

June 3, 2014 – David Cutler was the author of a prescient and scathing 2010 analysis warning of the need for stronger management of information technology… Read more

Sabrina Corlette health reform

Obamacare: Just what the doctor…

May 13, 2014 – In Part 2 of my conversation with Sabrina Corlette, we talk about whether the Affordable Care Act is improving the health care system. Will… Read more

Health Wonk Review May - 2014

Health Wonk Review for May 8, 2014

May 11, 2014 – Just a reminder that if you're still looking for some compelling health policy reading this weekend, the latest edition of Health Wonk… Read more

youth-enrolled-obamacare

‘Bros’ on board – and other promising…

May 11, 2014 – With 8 million Americans enrolled in Obamacare's exchanges – 28 percent of them young adults – the collapse of the Affordable Care Act… Read more

mortality-study-obamacare

Could Obamacare save 24,000 lives a…

May 5, 2014 – This back-of-the-envelope calculation implies that ACA will prevent something like 24,000 deaths every year. That’s almost the number of… Read more