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Louise Norris

Santa, fix the family glitch please!

Santa, please fix the ‘family glitch’

December 23, 2014 – There are somewhere between 2 and 4 million people who are impacted by the "family glitch" who are basically missing out on access to… Read more

Hanukkah Harry, help Obamacare!

Hanukkah Harry, enrollment transparency, please

December 22, 2014 – So what I'd like from Hanukkah Harry this year ... or going forward ... would be I know that recently HealthCare.gov has finally started… Read more

Help Obamacare Santa!

Santa, we need CSR subsidies for Bronze plans

December 21, 2014 – For low-income people Bronze plans are very rarely appropriate because the out-of-pocket costs are likely to be so high. Cost-sharing… Read more

Santa please deliver single-payer healthcare!

Santa, please deliver single-payer healthcare

December 21, 2014 – "I think that our first step – especially at this holiday season – is to ask for a change of heart … that ultimately, you have to… Read more

Medicaid expansion, Santa!

Medicaid expansion for every state’s stocking?

December 20, 2014 – This is really a tragic situation where many, many low-income Americans are not eligible for financial help at all because they live in a… Read more

Santa, keep the affordable in the ACA.

Santa, help keep the ‘affordable’ in ACA

December 20, 2014 – If the Supreme Court rules in favor of the plaintiffs it could mean that people buying insurance in 34 states – that's 4 1/2 million… Read more

Santa, please deliver relief from high deductibles.

Santa, please deliver relief from high deductibles

December 19, 2014 – What I'd like from Santa is for him to bring the American people some relief from the high deductibles that so many of us are having to… Read more

Copper ACA plan.

Could Copper be ACA’s new precious metal?

November 19, 2014 – For some consumers, Copper plans could be just right. This is particularly true among healthy people who don't qualify for subsidies and… Read more

Bailing.

Why exchange website users aren’t ‘bailing’

November 11, 2014 – We shouldn’t be surprised by the finding that half of the survey respondents aren’t planning to go back to the exchange during the 2015… Read more

Falling Leaves Edition.

Health Wonk Review for October 23, 2014

October 26, 2014 – This edition could very easily have been dubbed the "Outbreak Edition" with about a third of the posts tied into the implications of the… Read more

Survey says!

ACA critics play the ‘rating game’ but it isn’t working

October 22, 2014 – Last spring, when it was obvious that Obamacare was meeting its enrollment targets for the first year, opponents of the law needed some new… Read more

Robert Graboyes Obamacare cancellations

Why your ACA health plan wasn’t cancelled

September 26, 2014 – Robert Graboyes says "it sounds odd" that actuarial value (AV) requirements will cause repeated policy cancellations. It "sounds odd"… Read more