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May, 2015

Memorial Day Health Wonk.

Health Wonk Review for May 21, 2015

May 23, 2015 – It must be the upcoming Memorial Day holiday because this week's edition of Health Wonk Review seems a tad shorter than usual. Under a… Read more

Underinsured Americans.

Under the radar: still too many underinsured in U.S.

May 22, 2015 – The Affordable Care Act has taken a big bite out of the ranks of the uninsured. But the underlying cost of healthcare in the United States… Read more

Luis Land Obamacare poster child.

Luis Lang wants to be Obamacare’s ‘poster child’

May 22, 2015 – Luis Lang has been working the phones to secure a spot on national television so he can help others like him who may be missing out on… Read more

Four Go Fund Me health insurance stories.

Four stories more deserving than Luis Lang’s?

May 21, 2015 – These are just a few of the 110,000 GoFundMe pages that have been created to help people who are in dire straits at the intersection of… Read more

Obamacare rate hikes.

Letting the air out of rate-increase hysteria

May 19, 2015 – The 2016 rate-increase hysteria has already started. Before you freak out, here are four things to remember about premium-hike… Read more

Post King decision.

Wriggling out of a post-King crisis

May 18, 2015 – If a SCOTUS ruling for the plaintiffs deep-sixes subsidies, could Congressional Republicans manage a 'Houdini-like'… Read more

Luis Lang speaks on Obamacare.

A conversation with crowdfunder Luis Lang

May 16, 2015 – Below is a transcript of my phone conversation with Luis Lang, a Republican South Carolinian who established a GoFundMe appeal to help with… Read more

Liberals help Obamacare denier.

Obamacare supporters’ compassionate response

May 13, 2015 – Luis Lang is not the only conservative who needs serious help. Millions of low-income, sick, or injured Americans are uninsured or going… Read more