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You Can Still Have Weak Health Insurance Under Obamacare—For Now
December 20, 2013

If you liked your old skimpy health plan, you may not be able to keep it. But now you can get a new, somewhat skimpy health plan instead, at least for a little while.

Exclusive: The Obamacare Error Rate Has Fallen Dramatically
Some perspective on the latest ACA freak-out
December 06, 2013

The latest health-care freak-out is overblown: The problems were fixable—and are getting fixed. 

Raise Your Pitchforks to the Sky (Health-Care Edition)
October 22, 2009

“Are they going to try to storm the building?” a man in a dark business suit asked a colleague inside the Capitol Hilton ballroom, during a break in the America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) conference this afternoon. “Or are we not going to let that happen?” Directly outside the Hilton's well-guarded doors, about a hundred protesters had gathered to denounce the rapacious insurance executives they believed to be inside the Hilton.

The Operator
July 01, 2009

The first time I remember speaking with Karen Ignagni was via a TV satellite, for a debate about health care policy on CNN. It was the summer of 2007, not long after the debut of Michael Moore's Sicko, and each of us was playing our usual role. Ignagni is the telegenic president of America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) and arguably Washington's most influential health-industry lobbyist.