New data from the Oregon Medicaid expansion study—examining a 2008 lottery where 30,000 random winners, all low-income uninsured people, got the opportunity to apply for Medicaid—gives fodder for critics of Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion. The study found
The American people deserve a Christmas gift: permission to buy lower-cost, catastrophic health insurance on the exchanges. Such insurance offers protection for major illnesses but not for routine care.
Under the Affordable
While battles rage over Obamacare, Washington barely noticed the anniversary for another government health care program. December 8 marked ten years since passage of the Medicare Part D drug program for seniors.
The Obama administration detected faint signs of a pulse last week in its dysfunctional health benefits exchange web site. But the parade of dismal failures, broken promises, and unsuspecting victims under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will only grow longer
Amazon.com has one of the most peculiar business models out there. For much of its history, it has barely turned a profit, even as revenues have skyrocketed (along with its share price). The underlying story is fairly simple, though
The individual mandate is an awkward subject for Obamacare’s architects and defenders. On the one hand, they recognize that it is the most unpopular provision in the entire law. In polls, large majorities of Republicans and Democrats oppose it, and it’s easy to see why. Its purpose is to coerce
Students at Princeton University finally received meningitis vaccines this week after the Centers for Disease Control ruled that they could be given a vaccine as yet unapproved by the Food and Drug Administration. The strain of the disease affecting the campus, the B serogroup, is rare and no FDA-approved vaccine protects against it.
The Obama White House has spent the past week trumpeting the supposedly fixed healthcare.gov website, with the hope that the strong negative perceptions now held of Obamacare can be partially reversed in the coming months. Among other things, we are now told that 29,000 people “signed up”
The past two months have laid bare the emptiness of the president’s most prominent Obamacare promises. Millions are losing the plans they have and like against their wishes, contrary to the president’s oft-repeated pledge. And those being forced into Obamacare could lose access to the doctors and hospitals they trust, also contrary to assurances from the president.