Health Care

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.

Brilliant: The Problem with the Problem with Health Care Costs
April 22, 2013

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.

David Brooks Has a Health Care Idea!
February 26, 2013

The conservative Medicare reform that wouldn't screw the poor.

The GOP's Budget Denialism
February 21, 2013

The federal budget is going to increase. Congress should get used to it.

How to Survive the ObamaCare Apocalypse
February 20, 2013

Conservative book publishing has a new favorite product: American Care Act survival guides.

Not-So-Universal Health Care
February 05, 2013

Now that the White House is actually beginning to implement Obamacare, it's becoming clear that universal health care isn't necessarily what we thought it was.