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July, 2013

Obamacare ‘Medicaid for the middle class?’

July 31, 2013 – Yet another catchy phrase, "Medicaid for the middle class," is popping up in conservative propaganda. What are Obamacare's opponents trying… Read more

Health Wonk Review for July 18, 2013

July 22, 2013 – The latest edition of Health Wonk Review, the Web's finest collection (we think) of health policy commentary, is live (and kicking) over at… Read more

30 economists: we need individual mandate

July 18, 2013 – Yesterday, a small group of health policy experts organized by David Cutler, Jon Gruber, and me wrote a simple letter to Congress laying… Read more

The end (of the wait for Obamacare) is near

July 12, 2013 – It’s a sour and angry time in Washington, D.C. Despite the fact that the U.S. Supreme Court found the Affordable Care Act to… Read more

‘Is this thing on?’

July 11, 2013 – The media's coverage of the implementation of the health care reform law has been so much like the way most reporters cover political… Read more

Obamacare’s employer mandate delayed:

July 8, 2013 – As usual the doomsters are ignoring the facts. The delay will affect only a fraction of U.S. employers and even fewer… Read more