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March, 2014

March madness.

Health Wonk Review for March 27, 2014

March 30, 2014 – If you're one of those health policy diehards, definitely head over to the Health Affairs Blog, and check out Chris Fleming's "March… Read more

Enrollment in ACA.

March ACA enrollment madness?

March 27, 2014 – "When you hear a final tally next month of the millions who have signed up for coverage through a public exchange, know that millions more… Read more

Down the drain.

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

DON'T NEED HEALTH INSURANCE?

‘I don’t need health insurance!’

March 24, 2014 – “… And if you’re thinking “well, that would never happen to me …” consider all of the other ways that you could wake up… Read more

Hiding eyes.

Cruel irony: millions too poor for Medicaid

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

ACA enrollment surge.

Colorado: ‘battening down the hatches’

March 19, 2014 – Six of the country's most successful state-run exchanges have overcome technological hurdles, dealt with massive volume, created innovative… Read more

open enrollment

Enrollment: ‘Beating the clock’ isn’t enough

March 17, 2014 – With just two weeks remaining before the window slams shut on the Affordable Care Act's open enrollment period, unquestionably, the best… Read more

Discounted rate.

Shhh! The ‘secret’ that slashes health costs

March 16, 2014 – Lost in a lot of the political rhetoric is a simple fact about being covered: When you have health insurance, you save money every time you… Read more

Boots splashing in mud puddle.

Health Wonk Review for March 12, 2014

March 14, 2014 – We couldn't help but smile as we read Brad Wright's explanation of the "Mud Season" theme for this week's edition of Health Wonk Review,… Read more

Running hurdles.

ACA’s surprisingly successful exchanges

March 12, 2014 – If North Carolina were pulling up the enrollment rear, it probably wouldn't surprise anyone. The state has a Republican Governor and… Read more

Doctors for America bus.

Bringing profound change by bus, yet again

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