Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander seems more interested in stuffing the coffers of the insurance industry than in conducting robust oversight of his state’s regulatory debacle.
When it comes to bad policy—and bad strategy—the continuing resolution’s two-year postponement of Obamacare’s ‘Cadillac tax’ stands as its coup de grace.
‘Press Your Luck’ game show player Michael Larson neither violated the law, nor any standards that would warrant being called a ‘scandal.’
Sen. Claire McCaskill voted for a ‘rock-solid deal’ with Big Pharma that raised premiums on millions of seniors, which makes her part of the problem, not part of the solution.
Democrats don’t want to admit that they imposed per capita spending caps in Medicare as part of Obamacare. Rather than admit the truth, many choose to lie or obfuscate.
Congress still refuses to eat its policy spinach, following the path of least resistance in making easy choices rather than tough ones.
Two years ago, Republican leadership promised they’d fight harder for reforms to federal health welfare spending. Now that they have increased power, they’re ignoring that promise.
A new proposed rule will likely provide more affordable coverage options by increasing the number of individuals purchasing health coverage regulated by Washington.
The incompetence on display over cost-sharing reductions demonstrates the need for increased accountability among state authorities.
Shortly before departing for their Christmas break, lawmakers of both parties voted to waive provisions that would have led to federal spending reductions over the coming decade.
With White House officials promising to work to bail out Obamacare, how can tax reform have ‘essentially repealed’ the behemoth law?
If Congress fails to comprehensively reform Medicare, seniors will miss out on significant savings, and taxpayers will miss out on the opportunity to slow the program’s cost growth.
Senators Susan Collins and Lamar Alexander are apparently engaging in a bidding war over how many billions of taxpayer dollars to spend on corporate welfare to insurance companies.
Senate Republicans should not worsen the spectacle of rationalizing bad policy by attempting to render seven years of arguments they made to the pro-life community meaningless.
In their fight to preserve the House’s constitutional authority and stop propping up Obamacare, the proposed settlement would give conservatives precious little.
Liberals have suddenly discovered the benefits of federalism to ‘resist’ a Trump initiative, even as Republicans want to dictate to states how their insurance markets should function.
Repealing Obamacare’s insurance mandate alone focuses solely on pruning back the fruit of the poisonous tree, rather than attacking that poisonous tree’s roots.
When health insurers filed their rates for 2017, not a single state commissioner contemplated that the incoming presidential administration might cancel federal cost-sharing subsidies.
Sen. Lamar Alexander’s article includes several omissions and outright false statements about his bailout legislation. Here are the facts Alexander wouldn’t dare admit about his bill.
A new study suggests Medicaid provides inferior outcomes in the nation’s largest state, raising more questions about the program that represents the bulk of Obamacare’s coverage expansion.
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