Tag Archives: Obamacare

The Daily Show Does the ACA Glitches

For today’s less-than-substantive post–a short-lived reality while I work on some longer pieces on what I perceive to be flaws in Affordable Care Act–here is Monday night’s Daily Show segment on the glitches and bugs in the rollout of the … Continue reading

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Is the Affordable Care Act Crazier than a Keg Stand?

As I mentioned earlier this week, I’m spending the next couple of weeks putting together an extensive piece on multiple areas of the Affordable Care Act, so you can expect posts, for the most part, to be short and less-than-substantive … Continue reading

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The Corporatist Revolving Door of American Health Care

Readers might claim that what I’m about to share is not news, and they’d be right. But in an effort to pull together all of my resources on the Affordable Care Act–and to respond to a direct question that a … Continue reading

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Media, Misinformation, and the Affordable Care Act

First, it was Chad Henderson, the famous Obamacare enrollee who, it turned out, was not an Obamacare enrollee. Now it’s Sean Hannity’s guests, Obamacare victims who, it turns out, almost cannot possibly be victims of the health care reform. Look, … Continue reading

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The Affordable Care Act Enrollment Funnel

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Obamacare vs. the Affordable Care Act

My feelings on this video are mixed. I generally am not that enthusiastic about poking fun at people for being out of the loop on policy discussions because, as readers can probably tell by now, I tend to feel that … Continue reading

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Online Exchange Glitches Aren’t the Problem with Obamacare

It’s still unclear how many people have successfully enrolled in Obamacare at this point, and much has been made over the crippling glitches that the federal government’s online exchange has experienced. At first, it looked like those hiccups were simply … Continue reading

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Surprised by Competitive Pricing: A Sign of the Health Care Times

Last month, an Oregon news station reported on a Chicagoan named George Law, who is unable to afford health insurance. Law was in need of a colonoscopy but could not afford to pay the going $3,500 rate he found in … Continue reading

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A Natural Experiment: Obamacare, Food Stamps, and Prices

The Laissez Faire Club’s Daily e-Letter today was an editorial by health policy wonk John Goodman entitled “Young Adults and Obamacare.” The piece is worth reading for anyone who is interested in health policy, health economics, or the Affordable Care Act, … Continue reading

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A Bad Way to Bash Republicans

Tyler Cowen tweets a New York Times article from Ross Douthat on “understanding the Right,” and argues that Douthat is one of the few who passes the intellectual Turing test on this issue. Ross Douthat on understanding the Right, http://t.co/oldLjXPcZZ, … Continue reading

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