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May, 2014

Rep. John Kline.

Dem ad slays Obamacare-hating Republican

May 25, 2014 – Of the nearly half a billion dollars that has been spent on political ads mentioning the Affordable Care Act since 2010, just a little more… Read more

Health Wonk Review for May 22, 2014

May 23, 2014 – Summer's here (at least it is where I am) and with it comes a summer-y edition of Health Wonk Review, posted by Hank Stern over at… Read more

Job Lock from health care.

Obamacare: Just what the doctor ordered?

May 13, 2014 – In Part 2 of my conversation with Sabrina Corlette, we talk about whether the Affordable Care Act is improving the health care system. Will… Read more

Health Wonk Review

Health Wonk Review for May 8, 2014

May 11, 2014 – Just a reminder that if you're still looking for some compelling health policy reading this weekend, the latest edition of Health Wonk… Read more

‘Bros’ on board – and other promising signs

May 11, 2014 – With 8 million Americans enrolled in Obamacare's exchanges – 28 percent of them young adults – the collapse of the Affordable Care Act… Read more

Mouse trap.

‘Health insurance’ that is too good to be true

May 8, 2014 – "Among the plans available outside of open enrollment, there are less expensive options – that provide very little in the way of coverage… Read more

Fool's gold.

Introducing a new ‘metal’ tier: Fool’s Gold?

May 6, 2014 – Does the health insurance industry really think that Americans are desperate for a return to policies with sky-high deductibles and scanty… Read more

Baseball field.

Could Obamacare save 24,000 lives a year?

May 5, 2014 – This back-of-the-envelope calculation implies that ACA will prevent something like 24,000 deaths every year. That’s almost the number of… Read more