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Resistance to repeal will not be futile.
December 12, 2016 – For now, the political challenge brings a bracing clarity: to implacably resist the rollback of ACA. One must defend millions of people who… Read more
Obamacare and its future under a new president
November 4, 2016 – Paul Starr wonders whether the nation can ignore a 'drumbeat of cynicism' and deliver health reform gains under a new… Read more
Debate offers only a glimmer of hope for healthcare
October 10, 2016 – More than anything, ACA requires pragmatic, bipartisan problem-solving in an era of divided government and unprecedented polarization… Read more
Live from Bill Clinton’s id, an ACA alternative
October 6, 2016 – Has Bill Clinton actively contemplated a Medicaid buy-in, or was his suggestion just a slip of the… Read more
A Medicare buy-in Republicans can love
September 23, 2016 – One might assume that Republicans would never go for a Medicare buy-in, as it would expand the ranks of those who get "government-run"… Read more
Seriously: Is the Public Option really an option?
July 12, 2016 – The Public Option doesn’t have a snowball’s chance of being enacted, even at the state level, as long as the insurance industry and its… Read more
A healthcare plan that even Bernie could love?
July 11, 2016 – "[Hillary Clinton's healthcare proposal] is about as close to what I could realistically hope would come out of the Hillary/Bernie primary:… Read more
Should we extend coverage to the undocumented?
March 24, 2016 – The cleanest approach to our insurance market would be to exclude undocumented immigrants, as we have done. There’s only one problem:… Read more
A more affordable Affordable Care Act?
February 23, 2016 – There is potentially a way that a state could make coverage more affordable for all applicants. That would be to make all options public… Read more
How close can we get to zero percent uninsured?
February 7, 2016 – Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders both want to bring the nation closer to 100 percent health coverage? Here are some proposals for… Read more
Single Payer and Rip Van Winkle
January 22, 2016 – Senator Sanders has done everyone a service by bringing the Single Payer discussion back into the national debate. If support for Single… Read more
GOP candidates and the Faulty Five
January 9, 2016 – President Obama vetoed Obamacare repeal legislation this week, but will happen if on January 20, 2017, the day the next president is… Read more