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King v Burwell

While the individual market might not be exploding (not yet, at least), Republican talking points about the problems in the individual market are not entirely without merit. But the story of Obamacare's problems is not complete unless we take a look back over the last several years and look at all the ways Republican lawmakers, governors, and pundits – and now the Trump Administration – took steps to deliberately weaken the Affordable Care Act. - Louise Norris

10 ways the GOP sabotaged Obamacare

May 17, 2017 – The story of Obamacare's problems is not complete unless we take a look back at all the ways Republican lawmakers took steps to… Read more

Thank you, Justice Roberts, for saving…

June 28, 2015 – John Boehner would never say it publicly, but he has to envy Roberts. Here's what I think Boehner would say in a letter to Roberts if he… Read more

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

Financial ruin for millions?…

June 9, 2015 – #ThanksGOP: A good 13 million or more could face financial chaos and genuine medical danger ... all because a guy at the CATO Institute… Read more

King v Burwell SCOTUS Dawn Erina

The life-or-death impact of King v.…

June 3, 2015 – "There are people who are going to survive because they have gotten insurance through Obamacare – there are people who will not die… Read more

2016 health insurance rate increases

Letting the air out of rate-increase…

May 19, 2015 – The 2016 rate-increase hysteria has already started. Before you freak out, here are four things to remember about premium-hike… Read more

post King Republic ACA subsidies

Wriggling out of a post-King crisis

May 18, 2015 – If a SCOTUS ruling for the plaintiffs deep-sixes subsidies, could Congressional Republicans manage a 'Houdini-like'… Read more

Health Wonk Review March 2015

Health Wonk Review for March 12, 2015

March 13, 2015 – The latest edition of Health Wonk Review is posted by Brad Wright over at Wright on Health and though it's titled Spring Forward Edition,… Read more

Supreme Court Burwell

Justices Kennedy, Roberts are ‘votes…

March 4, 2015 – This morning, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in King v. Burwell, the lawsuit that claims that the Affordable Care Act only allows… Read more

health insurance death spiral

Anatomy of a true health insurance…

March 4, 2015 – AHIP warned that eliminating the subsidies ... would quickly lead to the collapse of the individual health insurance market in those states… Read more

King v Burwell

Succeed or fail, challenge may push…

March 3, 2015 – Because of all this uncertainty, insurers reportedly are thinking of pricing their policies higher for 2016 than they would if they knew… Read more

King v Burwell

If SCOTUS nukes Obamacare, what…

February 23, 2015 – A negotiation will, of course, take place if the Supreme Court drops the King bomb on the ACA. And Michael Leavitt, who sat in Sylvia… Read more

Letter to Santa Linda Bergthold

Santa, help keep the ‘affordable’ in…

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