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affordable care act
February 15, 2014
Nicholas Wapshott: Why you should ignore the latest attack on Obamacare
The debate around the Affordable Care Act has been mired in muddle and misinformation from the start. The latest example of deliberate obfuscation by universal healthcare’s opponents comes with publication of the Congressional Budget Office’s latest glimpse into the future, “The...
February 15, 2014 - 11:19pm
November 16, 2013
Steve Holland and Jeff Mason/Reuters: Trying to climb out of health care hole
WASHINGTON— Normally brimming with self-confidence, President Barack Obama showed an emotion on Thursday he rarely shares with Americans: humility. He strode to a White House podium with a jarring admission: He believes he has lost the confidence of the American people and deserves...
November 16, 2013 - 11:38pm
November 9, 2013
Reihan Salam: Obama’s apology (of sorts) for his ‘keep your plan’ promise
Last week, President Barack Obama offered an apology (of sorts) to Americans who believed him when he repeatedly assured the public that anyone who liked their current health insurance plan could keep it under the Affordable Care Act. In an interview with Chuck Todd of NBC News, the...
November 9, 2013 - 11:14pm
November 6, 2013
Phil Kerpen: How many health plans are ‘substandard?’
Because of a regulation designed to make nearly every plan rapidly lose grandfather status, millions of Americans have received letters informing them their health plans have been canceled. Many of them are unable to even get through the first steps of Healthcare.gov to see what their...
November 6, 2013 - 11:58pm
October 16, 2013
Amy Goodman: Single-payer prescription for what ails Obamacare
“We apologize for the inconvenience. The Marketplace is currently undergoing regularly scheduled maintenance and will be back up Monday 10/7/3013.” You read it right, 3013. That was the message on the homepage of the New York state health insurance exchange website this past weekend. Yes,...
October 16, 2013 - 11:50pm
October 8, 2013
Tina Dupuy: Obamacare and my family
My in-laws, whom I’ve written about in the past, are emblematic of the economic meltdown: They’re both 57 years old — in the doughnut hole of being too young for Medicare, too old for the job market. They worked as middle management in businesses tangentially related to...
October 8, 2013 - 11:24pm
August 31, 2013
Gene Lyons: Impeachment is the right's new lost cause
Sometimes politics is like high-stakes poker. If you look around the table after a few hands and you can't tell who's the pigeon, citizen, chances are it's you: the guy who plunked down $26.95 for a book called "Impeachable Offenses: The Case for Removing Barack Obama from Office."...
August 31, 2013 - 9:42pm
July 18, 2013
Donna Brazile: Opponents should let Obama roll out Obamacare
According to Winston Churchill, "A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on." When it comes to Obamacare, the lies have circled the globe twice before the truth has gotten out of bed. The Affordable Care Act, aka "Obamacare," the...
July 18, 2013 - 10:48pm
July 10, 2013
Minnesota to test all three parts of new health care law
Catharine Richert MPR News 91.3 FM ST. PAUL — No state is set to embrace the Affordable Care Act as thoroughly as Minnesota, the only one that will implement the "big three" components of health insurance expansion. That means Minnesota will expand the Medicaid program,...
July 10, 2013 - 11:52pm
May 8, 2013
Forum discusses health care changes
Lisa Carlson, director of planning regulation at Sanford Health Plan, talks Wednesday morning with about 50 business owners at the American Indian...
May 8, 2013 - 11:50pm
November 13, 2012
Minnesotans have a lot to learn about health insurance exchange, obamacare
By John Lundy, Forum Communications By this time next year, Americans will be in the midst of open enrollment for the first-ever nationwide health insurance exchange. If you don’t know what that is, you’re not alone. “I have yet to find a single person in a general audience...
November 13, 2012 - 12:04am