Health Care

Can the NBA Sell Obamacare to the American People?
June 19, 2013

Last night LeBron James came through for the Miami Heat. Can he also come through for Obamacare?

Meet Your New Physician, Dr. Walgreens
June 13, 2013

You have a sore throat, or maybe a rash. You could call your physician’s office and make an appointment, which could mean waiting for an opening and, then, schlepping across town. Or you could pop into the local Walgreens.

Another Obamacare Train Wreck Not Happening
May 31, 2013

Federal exchanges look like they'll have plenty of insurance options.

Documented Flaws
May 30, 2013

The immigration bill's disturbing fine print.

My Five Obamacare Anxieties
May 13, 2013

The five scenarios that keep this reform advocate up at night

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

The Supreme Court is About to Get Another Chance to Gut Obamacare
May 13, 2013

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.   

The New Study that Republicans Who Reject Medicaid Must Read
May 01, 2013

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