For years opinions about the Affordable Care Act have remained remarkably entrenched, but now that the law is going from an abstract idea to a real system that is directly impacting the livings of Americans that has started to change.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday November 14, 2013 2:15 pm|
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday November 13, 2013 1:11 pm|
The Obama administration has finally released enrollment numbers for the Affordable Care Act and they are not good.
According to the administration just over 100,000 people across the country have selected an exchange plan, although many have not actually made a final purchase by paying for the first month.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday November 13, 2013 7:30 am|
It appears the Obama administration might not have Healthcare.gov properly functioning by the end of the month.
|By: Jon Walker Friday November 8, 2013 8:35 am|
This is some mixed news for the Obama administration. According to Gallup, the vast majority of the uninsured haven’t gone to Healthcare.gov yet.
|By: DSWright Friday November 8, 2013 7:40 am|
The debate over whether or not President Obama promised no one would lose their health insurance coverage under Obamacare seemed to reach resolution yesterday when President Obama apologized for misleading the American public. Obama reiterated his commitment to fix problems caused by the implementation of Obamacare.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday October 30, 2013 11:05 am|
Even though problems with Healthcare.gov have been the dominant news story for past two weeks, the bad press has not noticeably changed public opinion about the law. To a remarkable degree people have locked in their opinions and nothing seems to be changing them.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday October 30, 2013 10:10 am|
When pressed about who should be held responsible for the problems with Healthcare.gov during a Congressional oversight hearing, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said the buck finally stops with her.
|By: DSWright Wednesday October 30, 2013 9:16 am|
The Obamacare website, Healthcare.gov, has become a major headache for both users and the Obama Administration. Millions of Americans have logged in with varying degrees of success. And according to a reportedly confidential report by a contractor for the website, the Obama Administration knew they were going to have a problematic launch. Though you would have never known it from their public statements.
|By: Jon Walker Friday October 25, 2013 12:00 pm|
Right now Healthcare.gov not working is mostly just an embarrassing political failure but if it is not working by the beginning of December that will have big real world implications. You could have millions of people who were told they would get insurance being unable to enroll. Some of these people will have been kicked off their old plans because their plans don’t meet the new Obamacare standards and they are expecting to get new coverage through the exchanges.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday July 1, 2010 1:31 pm|
I think it is important to note again that if Congress had just expanded the successful public Medicare health-insurance program, like it did in Libby, Montana, the people most in need of health insurance could have started getting coverage in much less time than it took to put up this website.