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uninsured

good old days before Obamacare

The ‘good old days’ before Obamacare

October 25, 2014 – We Americans have short-term memory when it comes to health care. Either that or far too many of us have bought – hook, line and sinker… Read more

Obamacare open enrollment window

Fixing Obamacare’s broken window

April 17, 2014 – Spreading out open enrollment would allow carriers and exchanges to maintain level staffing throughout the year, and would result in better… Read more

flushing ACA subsidies

Flushing away $10,000 to ‘just say No’

March 27, 2014 – "The vast majority of our clients are thrilled to find out they qualify for subsidies. But to some people, the premium tax credits feel… Read more

red-state Medicaid expansion

Cruel irony: millions too poor for…

March 20, 2014 – In states that have not expanded Medicaid, the people who most desperately need help paying for health insurance – those with the lowest… Read more

coverage-is-good-medicine

Bringing profound change by bus, yet…

March 2, 2014 – Most of the folks we met on the tour were unaware that nearly 6 in 10 people who don’t have health coverage and are eligible for coverage… Read more

Wall Street Journal ACA

Looking for the down side?

January 19, 2014 – Despite the Journal’s headline, important progress is being made. Millions of people who previously were uninsured because they… Read more

winners-losers-obamacare

ACA’s winners far outnumber its losers

November 20, 2013 – "OK, people with cancelled insurance policies have a grievance. So does the much larger group of uninsured people with serious diagnosed… Read more

enrollment-number

The exchange enrollment numbers are…

November 15, 2013 – When will we have enough enrollment data to make a definitive conclusion about the Affordable Care Act’s success? The easiest answer is… Read more

Tea Partiers

Health reform haters gone wild

October 10, 2013 – There's really something about the opposition – for the reasons you described and from the standpoint of sheer governance, the way in… Read more

going bare uninsured

‘Going bare': risky, irresponsible…

August 3, 2013 – Conservative organizations are mounting a cynical campaign to undermine the Affordable Care Act by encouraging young healthy adults to "go… Read more