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September, 2012

The next step for ‘Obamacare’

September 29, 2012 – Blogger Maggie Mahar says a second stage of health reform will focus on disparities in health providers' prices that have little to do with… Read more

Health Wonk Review for September 26, 2012

September 28, 2012 – We almost forgot to remind you that the latest edition of Health Wonk Review hit the virtual stands on Wednesday over at Wing of Zock.… Read more

Romney vs. Romney on health reform

September 27, 2012 – Romney's Massachusetts health reform is simply not the health reform he plans to take to the White House. All Romney has promised is higher… Read more

Mitt myths about ER care and the uninsured

September 27, 2012 – Conservatives have claimed for years that emergency care provides a suitable safety net for people who cannot or do not obtain health… Read more

Health Wonk Review for September 13, 2012

September 13, 2012 – The latest edition of Health Wonk Review is on the virtual stands over at Colorado Health Insurance Insider. As usual, it's chock full of… Read more

Foes use scare tactics on health care penalty

September 12, 2012 – ACA opponents are using scare tactics to convince Americans that a mandate to buy comprehensive health insurance represents a tax on the… Read more

GOP duo’s fuzzy math catches up to them

September 10, 2012 – "For 30 years, Republicans have been getting away, politically, with providing fuzzy numbers about so many things. The Romney campaign has… Read more

We’re better off for Obama’s health reform

September 6, 2012 – Harold Pollack: Clinton delivered the best speech of the 2012 campaign. "No one in American politics can rival Clinton's ability to weave… Read more

Dems fall in love with Obamacare — at last

September 5, 2012 – From the explicit mention in the Democratic platform of the Affordable Care Act to the embrace of the term “Obamacare”, Democrats… Read more

Kennedy’s 1980 message perfect in 2012

September 4, 2012 – "Ted Kennedy’s speech at the 1980 Democratic convention still echoes in my mind. It remains the finest, most inspiring political oration… Read more

Makers, takers, and health reform

September 3, 2012 – Romney running mate Paul Ryan's speech last week criticized President Obama for enacting "a new entitlement we didn't even ask for." But… Read more