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Maggie Mahar

Boots splashing in mud puddle.

Health Wonk Review for March 12, 2014

March 14, 2014 – We couldn't help but smile as we read Brad Wright's explanation of the "Mud Season" theme for this week's edition of Health Wonk Review,… Read more

Glass half full.

Health Wonk Review for January 16, 2014

January 17, 2014 – David Williams, over at Health Business Blog, has pulled together the latest edition of the Health Wonk Review, aptly titled the "Half… Read more

Star Telegraph.

Anatomy of an Obamacare ‘horror story’

January 3, 2014 – "A lack of fact checkers does not explain why the newspaper ignored the news that one of its 'victims' had found good coverage. No editor's… Read more

Obamacare victims.

Obamacare’s ‘victims’

January 2, 2014 – When ‘victims’ step forward, reporters need to investigate these claims. If newspaper editors and television producers are willing to… Read more

62 other reasons to say ‘ahhhh’

December 5, 2013 – This week, President Obama launched a campaign focusing the country's attention on the benefits of health reform. On Wednesday, he focused… Read more

An end to unaffordable out-of-pocket costs

December 2, 2013 – Armed with incomplete evidence, ACA's critics are claiming health reform will push out-of-pocket costs for insurance higher in the… Read more

Health Wonk Review for November 7, 2013

November 8, 2013 – Health Wonk Review's wonks had plenty to opine about in October, including a promise that if you like your health plan, "you can keep… Read more

Millions qualify for ‘free health insurance’

November 5, 2013 – If you're uninsured – or buy your insurance in the individual market – and live in one of seven states, chances are greater than 1 in 3… Read more

Will ‘the bros’ buy health insurance in 2014?

August 31, 2013 – What reform's opponent don't tell them is that under Obamacare, a 25-year-old waiter who lives in North Los Angeles and earns $17,200 a… Read more

Obamacare ‘Medicaid for the middle class?’

July 31, 2013 – Yet another catchy phrase, "Medicaid for the middle class," is popping up in conservative propaganda. What are Obamacare's opponents trying… Read more

Medicare fraud and for-profit hospitals

June 13, 2013 – Update: Sure enough, HMA CEO Gary Newsome has announced that he will be retiring July 1. Newsome, 55, said in a news release that he is… Read more

Health Wonk Review for May 22, 2013

May 28, 2013 – Brad Wright, over at Wright on Health, has one of the most compelling editions - heck probably THE most compelling edition - we've seen… Read more