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April, 2014

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Health Wonk Review for April 24, 2014

April 25, 2014 – It's no secret that we're staunch supporters of the Affordable Care Act and the great gains it has delivered to millions of Americans who… Read more

Pre-Occupied with Medicaid expansion

April 23, 2014 – Moral Mondays focuses on concrete, politically actionable grievances. Punitive voter ID laws and states’ refusal to embrace the Medicaid… Read more

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

The dental crisis that’s driving patients away

April 15, 2014 – When increasing numbers of Americans cross the Mexican border to see a dentist ... you know we've got a growing health care crisis on our… Read more

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Exchanges: too big to succeed?

April 13, 2014 – This is the time for brainstorming, but how much are we willing to change? Could we revamp the whole process if it meant a more… Read more

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Will there be an ‘exodus’ to the exchanges?

April 10, 2014 – Harold: Now, would you be happy or sad if there was this exodus to the exchanges? Jon: I think I’d probably be, depends if the exchanges… Read more

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Can Obamacare work even better?

April 9, 2014 – I think the average American voter is actually a charitable person, a big-hearted person. I don't think it's that the voters in Florida… Read more

'A life-costing tragedy'

Reports of ACA demise: greatly exaggerated

April 8, 2014 – For this edition of Curbside Consult, I Skyped with Dr. Jonathan Gruber, who is the Ford Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts… Read more

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Obamacare: Irreplaceable, irrepealable

April 7, 2014 – If you support the Affordable Care Act, know that your work is not yet done. And if you don't like it, you'll have opportunities to vote… Read more