What Oregon Really Told Us About Medicaid
May 13, 2013
More than a week after some very smart health economists released findings from a study of Medicaid in Oregon, policy experts, politicians, and pundits are still arguing over exactly what the study showed—and how, if at all, it should change what we
A new case in federal courts, if successful, would maim health-care reform.
Democrats are Freaking Out about Obamacare. Good.
May 07, 2013
Congressional questions about implementation are no sign of distress: They just mean Congress is doing its job.
A major new study on Medicaid just became public. I know—nothing excites readers more than the phrase “major new study on Medicaid.” Bear with me.
Obamacare's New Paperwork Is Simpler than Private Insurers'
April 30, 2013
A reason to hope that implementation won't go as badly as people fear
Why Obamacare Is Not a 'Train Wreck' (Again)
April 29, 2013
But implementing it won't be easy, either.
The Nicest Thing You Can Say About Max Baucus
April 23, 2013
Senator Max Baucus is retiring. And that means you are about to read a lot of stories about how awful his tenure was, particularly for progressives.
Reforming health-care costs, it turns out, doesn't have much to do with reforming health-care spending.
The Hell of American Day Care
April 15, 2013
An investigation into the barely regulated, unsafe business of looking after our children.
Republicans' Favorite Doctor Can't Cure What Ails Them
March 22, 2013
The trouble with doctors in politics.