Posts by month

August, 2017

‘Bare counties’ just got covered. Here’s why.

August 25, 2017 – As of late August, there are no "bare" counties for 2018 exchange coverage. There are lots of counties with just one insurer, but the ACA… Read more

Health Wonk Review summer lull edition

Health Wonk Review for August 17, 2017

August 18, 2017 – The latest edition of Health Wonk Review is posted over at Health System Ed and I've gotta say I appreciate the theme. (We certainly… Read more

Health insurance in "Trump Country"

Who really needs the public option? Trump Country.

August 15, 2017 – Trump Country really needs a way to bypass the ACA marketplaces entirely. So Democrats' favorite policy option – the public option –… Read more

Thank you President Trump?

Thanks, President Trump, for single-payer.

August 3, 2017 – I have no doubt that if President Trump follows through on his tweeted desire to see Obamacare implode – just to see what happens,… Read more