Obamacare

The Obamacare Idea Conservatives Should Be Cheering, But Aren't
May 28, 2013

Obamacare hate is a full-time occupation on the right. But a story from Monday’s New York Times is a reminder that some pieces of the law should have conservatives celebrating, for the same reason they are leaving liberals like me a little queasy.

California Will Be Spared the Obamacare Apocalypse
No sticker shock here—just affordable insurance premiums
May 24, 2013

No sticker shock here—just affordable insurance premiums.

Weaseling Out of Obamacare
Nursing homes, fast-food restaurants think up ways to shirk employer responsibility
May 21, 2013

Have nursing homes, fast-food restaurants, and other low-wage employers found a way to avoid paying for full insurance?

The IRS Scandal Has Nothing to Do With Obamacare
But that's not stopping laughable attempts to link them
May 17, 2013

But that's not stopping laughable attempts to link them.

My Five Obamacare Anxieties
The scenarios that keep this reform advocate up at night
May 13, 2013

The five scenarios that keep this reform advocate up at night

What Oregon Really Told Us About Medicaid
A reason to rethink health care, not rethink Obamacare
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
A new case in federal courts, if successful, would maim health-care reform
May 13, 2013

A new case in federal courts, if successful, would maim health-care reform.

Democrats are Freaking Out about Obamacare. Good.
Questions about implementation are no sign of distress: They mean Congress is doing its job.
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
A report indicates just how important it can be in improving poor people's lives
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'
A reason to hope that implementation won't go as badly as people fear
April 30, 2013

A reason to hope that implementation won't go as badly as people fear

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