Affordable Care Act
Sometimes good things happen for bad reasons
Gosh, you mean there's a good reason Obamacare is so complicated?
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) last week issued its latest update on Obamacare enrollment, revealing that 3.3 million people had used the new on line marketplaces to select new insurance plans. But the data, as always, didn't include some key information. HHS didn't say, for example, how many of these people had coverage before—or, among the previously insured, what kind of coverage they had. HHS isn't trying to hide information. In most of these instances, it simply doesn't have the information, at least in a way it can reliably analyze.
It shouldn't affect policy a whole lot. But maybe
The health law's critics find a new way to twist the numbers.
How critics are misreading a new government report
CBO updates it's Obamacare projections. The critics update their Obamacare distortions.
It's not due to harsh new laws in many states—not yet, anyway
It's not due to harsh new laws in many states—not yet, anyway.
Republicans continue to insist the Affordable Care Act is an insurance company "bailout." It's not—and here's one more reason why.
Now that Healthcare.gov is working, those projections for private plan enrollment don't look so crazy.
A tantilizing, but very ambiguous, sign that the Affordable Care Act is starting to work