Good news: There's extra day to sign up. Bad news: It shows just how hard this is.
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.
The good news is, they're preparing now.
Republicans and their supporters continue to fuss about the limited physician choice and relatively high deductibles that shoppers on the new Obamacare marketplaces are finding. Those of us who follow health policy continue to be amazed and exasperated at this spectacle, because Republicans have spent years arguing that this is what health insurance should look like.
One real problem with Obamacare.
A comprehensive list of every historical analogy made to Obamacare.
But here's how it really works
Republicans and their allies are making a lot of different arguments about what Obamacare is doing to America. It’s hiking premiums! It’s making people lose their doctors! It’s destroying Medicare! But if you listen closely, you’ll discern a common theme—a message aimed squarely at the middle class: Obamacare is taking away your money or health insurance, and giving it to somebody else.
Obama has had a good week. And another set of premature Washington obits can safely be ignored.
Never say never: The Supreme Court is an unpredictable body.