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12 ways the GOP sabotaged Obamacare photo

12 ways the GOP sabotaged Obamacare

July 26, 2019 – 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 our butts photo

Thank you, Justice Roberts, for saving our butts

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 not over. photo

No, Obamacare supporters. The game is not over.

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? #ThanksGOP photo

Financial ruin for millions? #ThanksGOP

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

The life-or-death impact of King v. Burwell photo

The life-or-death impact of King v. Burwell

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

Letting the air out of rate-increase hysteria photo

Letting the air out of rate-increase hysteria

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

Wriggling out of a post-King crisis photo

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 for March 12, 2015 photo

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

Justices Kennedy, Roberts are ‘votes in play’ photo

Justices Kennedy, Roberts are ‘votes in play’

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

Anatomy of a true health insurance death spiral photo

Anatomy of a true health insurance death spiral

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

Succeed or fail, challenge may push rates higher photo

Succeed or fail, challenge may push rates higher

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

If SCOTUS nukes Obamacare, what happens next? photo

If SCOTUS nukes Obamacare, what happens next?

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