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uninsured

Doctors for America bus.

Bringing profound change by bus, yet again

March 2, 2014 – Most of the folks we met on the tour were unaware that nearly 6 in 10 people who don’t have health coverage and are eligible for coverage… Read more

Wall Street Journal headline.

Looking for the down side?

January 19, 2014 – Despite the Journal’s headline, important progress is being made. Millions of people who previously were uninsured because they… Read more

ACA’s winners far outnumber its losers

November 20, 2013 – "OK, people with cancelled insurance policies have a grievance. So does the much larger group of uninsured people with serious diagnosed… Read more

The exchange enrollment numbers are out

November 15, 2013 – When will we have enough enrollment data to make a definitive conclusion about the Affordable Care Act’s success? The easiest answer is… 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

‘Going bare’: risky, irresponsible suggestion

August 3, 2013 – Conservative organizations are mounting a cynical campaign to undermine the Affordable Care Act by encouraging young healthy adults to "go… Read more

26 million eligible for help paying premiums

April 18, 2013 – We at Families USA estimate that nearly 26 million Americans will be eligible for premium tax credits to help make health coverage… Read more

A helping hand for Rep. Marsha Blackburn

March 28, 2013 – In fact, one of the real objectives of the “Time for Affordability” PR and advertising campaign the insurance industry is waging is to… Read more

Health Wonk Review for March 14, 2013

March 18, 2013 – The latest edition of Health Wonk Review is up, hosted over at the Health Business Blog. Thanks to David E. Williams for the great… Read more

Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion

December 3, 2012 – The governors and the president needs the other. Each side has a (possibly perverse) stake in the other’s success. Each would also be… Read more

Why there is no “Next Big Idea” for reform

November 19, 2012 – Bottom line: The President doesn't need to come up with new ideas. He just has to stand firm on implementing what we… Read more

Fears of crowded doctors’ offices wrong

October 22, 2012 – In 2014, 12 million Americans will begin purchasing health insurance in the new marketplaces known as “exchanges.” Some are now… Read more