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No, Obamacare supporters. The game is…

June 25, 2015 – With all of the celebratory headlines about the King v Burwell ruling, the game is far from over. The ACA – which continues to help… Read more

King v. Burwell implications

Supreme implications for subsidies and…

November 16, 2014 – I think if the King case prevailed, it would set up political crises on two levels. One is in those states that have decided not to set up… Read more

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Erasing the ‘Obama’ from Obamacare

November 7, 2014 – I don't think Republican leaders will lose any sleep because they won't be able to make fundamental changes to the law despite their… Read more

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Don’t let $418 million of FUD fool you

October 16, 2014 – I should have realized that those who are opposed to the law out of economic self-interest or for political reasons would continue to spend… Read more

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‘Transcending Obamacare’ (Part 3 of 3)

September 10, 2014 – In our final interview segment, Avik Roy and Harold Pollack focus heavily on coverage for low-income Americans and how we should and could… Read more

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‘Transcending Obamacare’ (Part 2 of 3)

September 8, 2014 – In Part 2 of my Curbside Consult interview with Avik Roy, our discussion is focused largely on his proposal's goal of controlling health… Read more

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‘Transcending Obamacare’

September 6, 2014 – Given their differences, you might be surprised that Avik Roy and Harold had a civil conversation about Roy's new "universal exchange"… Read more

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Dem ad slays Obamacare-hating…

May 25, 2014 – Of the nearly half a billion dollars that has been spent on political ads mentioning the Affordable Care Act since 2010, just a little more… Read more

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Obamacare: Irreplaceable, irrepealable

April 7, 2014 – If you support the Affordable Care Act, know that your work is not yet done. And if you don't like it, you'll have opportunities to vote… Read more

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Lordy, Lordy. Obamacare Repeal Vote 40

August 2, 2013 – Folks, there's not a snowball's chance that the creatively named "Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act of 2013" will get anywhere close to… Read more

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The 37th vote to repeal health reform:…

May 21, 2013 – I like economist Jared Bernstein's paraphrase of CBO's response: "You guys go ahead and keep gettin' your crazy on ... over here we're… Read more

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Supreme Court has the power, but not…

March 30, 2012 – The Court might damage or destroy the centerpiece of the Obama presidency. This would be an abuse of judicial power. It would also hurt… Read more

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Why is SCOTUS hearing an ACA…

March 28, 2012 – As Rachel Maddow observed last night: this case was "built up as the Super Bowl of American partisan politics." Thus, the Supreme Court was… Read more

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Will SCOTUS strike down health reform?

March 26, 2012 – I cannot believe for a minute that this Court wants to go down in history as the Gang of Nine that quashed the most important piece of… Read more

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Repeal effort flies in the face of…

January 19, 2011 – From the beginning of this debate, Democrats have advanced a multitude of consumer-focused solutions to our national health care crisis.… Read more

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Reform repeal would balloon deficit

January 7, 2011 – Repealing this legislation would kill many protections desperately needed by millions of Americans, including American entrepreneurs who… Read more

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Happy three month anniversary for ACA

June 22, 2010 – President Obama likes his health reform legislation. Go figure. And today, he also gave consumers more reasons to like the legislation –… Read more