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Star Trek Enterprise and the Borg

Resistance to repeal will not be futile.

December 12, 2016 – For now, the political challenge brings a bracing clarity: to implacably resist the rollback of ACA. One must defend millions of people who… Read more

Baseball field.

Could Obamacare save 24,000 lives a year?

May 5, 2014 – This back-of-the-envelope calculation implies that ACA will prevent something like 24,000 deaths every year. That’s almost the number of… Read more

'A life-costing tragedy'

Reports of ACA demise: greatly exaggerated

April 8, 2014 – For this edition of Curbside Consult, I Skyped with Dr. Jonathan Gruber, who is the Ford Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts… Read more

Romneycare, Obamacare, and beyond

November 5, 2012 – Gruber was an architect of both Massachusetts' health reform effort aka Romneycare and also consulted extensively with the Obama… Read more

Romney vs. Romney on health reform

September 27, 2012 – Romney's Massachusetts health reform is simply not the health reform he plans to take to the White House. All Romney has promised is higher… Read more