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Subsidies denied.

How subsidy-eligible enrollees got ‘false negatives’

February 2, 2015 – By now it's clear that many who are eligible either for subsidized private coverage or Medicaid under the ACA don't know that they're… Read more

Kicking the tires on Obamacare. puts focus on the bottom line

November 14, 2014 – The streamlining works. Entering as a single person, I was able to get to price quotes in under 30 seconds. That's very good news. A… Read more

Looking beyond the botched ACA rollout

June 5, 2014 – "People have given up on the repeal. There are very few people who want Congress to take more votes on repealing the ACA. Some people… Read more

Paper shredder.

Help paying for insurance? Not interested.

January 20, 2014 – A U.S. District Court ruling last week will ensure ACA's subsidies for millions who desperately need help with premiums, but surely… Read more

‘There will be some bugs …’

November 26, 2013 – 'There will be some bugs. People will emerge with some bug bites on them, but you know the health system before ACA was one in which 50… 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

A tale of 3 health reform launches

November 16, 2013 – "The usual pattern is people yell and scream, a bill gets passed and the partisanship doesn't totally go away, but it abates. On this one,… Read more

‘The comeback of Obamacare’

November 13, 2013 – "It doesn't happen until January 1 ... No one gets their Medicaid until January 1. No one gets their exchange-based private insurance until… Read more

Obamacare’s bad rap

November 12, 2013 – "'I'm very cynical about the media ...They're like squirrels. They follow whatever is flashy and new, and they're zippin' all over 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