While Democrats, liberals, and President Obama frequently made the claim that the Affordable Care Act would eliminates medical bankruptcies it simply isn’t true. We know from Massachusetts that medical bankruptcy remains common even after their health care law was adopted.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday November 18, 2014 11:30 am|
Defense of Jonathan Gruber by Jonathan Cohn in the New Republic
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday March 4, 2014 8:00 am|
One of the most talked about yet least explained elements of the Affordable Care Act was how it would create Accountable Care Organizations (ACO). There are supposed to this amazing “new idea” to make health care dramatically better by making it outcome based, but every description of how this vague concept was suppose to worked [...]
|By: Jon Walker Friday December 6, 2013 5:01 pm|
Several million people are expected to buy insurance next year via Healthcare.gov so an error rate of 10% could theoretically impact hundreds of thousands of people. Of course the administration will continue to make real improvements to the system before more people sign up and the insurers are going to catch many of these problems as well, but it is likely thousands will be or have been negatively impacted by this back end problem.
|By: Jon Walker Monday December 2, 2013 2:00 pm|
It is amazing to me that prominent people still claim health care reform needed 60 votes in the Senate, even this myth has been proved false repeatedly in huge ways.
The latest example is Henry Aaron and Harold Pollack rehashing this lie once again to defend the poor design of the Affordable Care Act.
|By: Jon Walker Monday January 28, 2013 4:19 pm|
The reason the law ending DADT caused almost no controversy wasn’t because it was the product of slow process of bipartisan legislative concession building. It caused no controversy because the vast majority of Americans saw it as the right thing to do.
|By: Jane Hamsher Monday September 27, 2010 9:30 am|
The race is on to unload responsibility for the extremely unpopular health care bill. And Axelrod wants to make sure he doesn’t get the blame.