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Affordable Care Act

FDR’s lesson for skittish Democrats

December 17, 2013 – " ... We certainly can draw lessons from [FDR] ... that you cannot leave the field. And what I've seen over and over again ... the… Read more

What is in Obamacare for you?

December 14, 2013 – There's no shortage of resources to help you quickly bone up on Obamacare and, more importantly, find out what's in it for you. In fact,… Read more

How the media gets social insurance wrong

December 10, 2013 – In Part 2 of my interview with Michael Hiltzik, Michael notes that there are parallels between the media's coverage of the rollout Social… Read more

FDR’s New Deal and Obama’s newer deal

December 8, 2013 – My guest this week is Michael Hiltzik, a columnist with the Los Angeles Times and the author of The New Deal: A Modern History, now out in… 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

Getting the scoop on Obamacare

November 22, 2013 – In Part 3, Joanne Kenen and Harold Pollack talk about how media’s been covering the rollout of Obamacare – and what reporters are… Read more

Health Wonk Review for November 21, 2013

November 21, 2013 – This week, we offer a hat tip to Henry Stern over at INSUREBLOG for putting together the pre-holiday – "pre-Thanksgivukkah" – edition… Read more

Is Obamacare bending the cost curve?

November 19, 2013 – "The new ways of trying to deliver healthcare, medical homes, ACOs, this alphabet soup of delivery system reform seems to make a difference… 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

Health Wonk Review for October 10, 2013

October 11, 2013 – Health Wonk Review's prestigious collection of health policy wonks weigh in on the government shutdown ... and why some members hate… Read more

Health reform haters gone wild

October 10, 2013 – There's really something about the opposition – for the reasons you described and from the standpoint of sheer governance, the way in… Read more

ACA benefits far outweigh tax-time burdens

August 23, 2013 – When we move to a system that requires insurers to send tax forms to insureds, it's unlikely to be any more complicated than the tax forms… Read more