Tag Archives: ACA

Has the ACA Bent the Health Care Cost Curve?

White House advisor David Cutler says yes: In 2007, Obama asserted that his health-care reform plan would save $2,500 per family relative to the trends at the time… Yet events have shown him to be right. Between early 2009 and … Continue reading

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A Grab Bag of Thoughts

But I Already Have Health Insurance! A friend told me last night that even though he already buys individual health insurance, according to the feds it’s not sufficient, so he’ll have to upgrade. Maybe with the exchanges the price will … Continue reading

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Things that Make Me Laugh: House Republicans Edition

So the House Republicans passed a continuing resolution to keep the government open but defund PPACA (ObamaCare). They know it can’t conceivably pass in the Senate, and assuming they can count–which grows ever more doubtful–they know they’re not even within … Continue reading

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