Some Obamacare enrollees worry about losing their healthcare coverage. But I worry about what will happen if Obamacare isn’t repealed.
This interplay among the base of new insureds, the spending and tax baselines, and the beliefs of the conservative base will define the House Republican alternative to Obamacare.
Going down the same failed Obamacare approach of more taxes and more spending will not lower health costs. And lower costs is what Republicans should prioritize.
This morning, the Department of Health and Human Services released a rule proposing several changes to Obamacare insurance offerings.
Congressional leaders will need to pare back their aspirations for a comprehensive ‘repeal-and-replace’ bill and enact other elements of their ‘replace’ agenda in subsequent legislation.
With a press hell-bent on inciting, Marathon was an easy target. Once the flames picked-up a head wind over the Capitol, it had little choice but to pull back and dig a fire line.
Universal health care could happen for every American in any number of ways that do not involve universal health insurance and all of the problems that it entails.
With health care already consuming nearly one-fifth of our economy and our national debt approaching $20 trillion, does the solution really lie in incentivizing health care spending?
Reed O’Connor’s ruling has emboldened the bigots, and hastened our descent into theocracy. At least, a reader could be forgiven for thinking as much.
It has more spending than Obamacare, repeals Health Savings Accounts, supports government-imposed price controls, and more. This isn’t what we want.
While Medicaid sounds like a generous deal for states, its funding formula incentivizes policymakers to expand the program at the expense of core state government functions.
Republicans plan to cancel aspects of Obamacare that affect the federal budget, but if they leave the regulatory scheme intact, the result will be disaster.
The Patient Freedom Act, introduced by Republican senators Bill Cassidy and Susan Collins, would go further than Obamacare in funding abortion coverage.
Are conservatives willing to forego ‘victories’ from using power in a way that violates critical philosophical principles rooted in a belief in limited government?
Why is conventional opinion so quick to assume that the American people lack the imagination and initiative to get creative if insurance schemes get scrambled overnight?
To succeed in their attempts to repeal and replace Obamacare—and avoid a midterm drubbing—Republicans must correct the terms of the debate, soon and without wonkiness.
The health-care sector seems to believe they have a God-given right to consume at least one-sixth of the economy (and growing).
It wasn’t a production error, but it was a fact-checking error Kristof could have corrected by simply reading the newspaper that employs him.
I’m paying for an insurance plan that doesn’t cover the doctors I need to see—and I end up paying for most costs out of pocket anyway. And there’s no way out.
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