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Hillary Clinton

Star Trek Enterprise and the Borg

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

Starr and the future of Obamacare post election.

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

Trump has "nothing" for health care plan.

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

Bill Clinton.

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

Medicare-advantage as a thing.

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

Congress thinks they rule Obama.

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

Could Bernie love Hillarycare?

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

Chelsea Clinton on extending ACA to the undocumented.

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

Hillary Clinton's public option.

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

Can Hillary Clinton drop the uninsured rate to zero?

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

Is single payer realistic?

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

Obamacare replacements offered by the GOP smell like dead fish.

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