Expert analysis of the latest health reform issues

Toe-may-toe … toe-mah-toe …

March 18, 2010 – Throughout the health care debate, it’s been fascinating to watch opposition responses to each bit of reform-related news. The… Read more

62% of bankruptcies from medical bills?

March 11, 2010 – As politicians go round and round talking about how health reform legislation will increase or decrease the deficit, or how a win on this… Read more

Insurance crises prove the sky IS falling

February 19, 2010 – We thought this editorial cartoon in the Kansas City Star was pretty good – and not just because we agree with them on that whole Global… Read more

Allow me to translate

February 5, 2010 – There’s a lot of debate today over what President Obama was saying to his supporters last night when he described what he thinks… Read more

It’s now or never, Democrats

February 5, 2010 – We don't like the phrase, "It's now or never," especially when it comes to the health reform battle. If legislation doesn't succeed now, it… Read more

Health reform: Dead? or not dead?

February 3, 2010 – The current status of the health reform legislation in the nation’s capital reminds of us the popular quizzes that challenge players… Read more

Let’s NOT start over on health reform

January 26, 2010 – In the days following last week’s special election in Massachusetts, it wasn’t surprising at all to hear opponents of health… Read more

Senate bill really unfit for consumption?

December 21, 2009 – Could it be better? Cohn says, yeah, it could. But should the bill be scrapped, as some liberals have charged?… Read more

Lieberman scuttles public option

December 15, 2009 – Even Democrats who knew reform legislation would be all about compromise seem to be completely flattened by this week's impasse with Sen.… Read more

Is public option about to be flushed?

December 9, 2009 – The "Grand Compromise" will allow those who oppose the public option to say that it's out, while proponents of the public option can claim… Read more

2,074 pages of detail not a bad thing

November 19, 2009 – We think opponents of the legislation should stop carping and look on the bright side: the legislation is extensive and explicit. It's good… Read more

‘Being uninsured can kill you’: no-brainer?

November 17, 2009 – We weren’t the tiniest bit surprised by a new study on emergency care that revealed that patients who lacked health insurance were… Read more