Every quarter I take a look at the CDC's survey of the uninsured to see how Obamacare is doing. So far it's doing pretty well. However, the CDC data is always six months behind, and a few days ago I noticed that Gallup's more timely survey showed an increase in the uninsured rate over the last two quarters of 2015. Show More Summary
The final open enrollment numbers for Obamacare this year are "so-so" in the words of Charles Gaba, but about what the administration had predicted last fall: 12.7 million. But within those respectable but not amazing numbers are some...Show More Summary
Unless you've been living under a rock, you've heard the message: "Legally presumed Obamacare lawsuit delivered by health care reformers finds amenable federal judges and turns into a real live menace to biggest social reform of theShow More Summary
As part of President Obama's signature legislation -- the Affordable Care Act, or as it's affectionately or derisively known, depending on your point of view, "Obamacare" -- a brand spankin' new tax was born on January 1, 2013. The tax took aim at the wealthiest 2% of taxpayer byimposing an [...]
Humana (HUM) profits fell 30 percent in last year's fourth quarter with the insurer unable to manage the rising medical costs of newly insurance Americans signing up for individual coverage under the Affordable Care Act, leaving its participation on public exchanges in doubt beyond this year. The Louisville-based health insurance company, [...]
Donald Trump won New Hampshire with an unorthodox position on healthcare that challenges Republican dogma
Maine Governor Paul LePage is rather fond of making incendiary remarks – see his thoughts on Obamacare and Nazism or the president's hatred of white people – but he insisted last month that his complaints about heroin dealers "by the name D-Money, Smoothie, Shifty" coming up to his state, often... More »
Remember when we were assured that undocumented immigrants wouldn’t be insured under the Affordable Care Act? Now it looks as if yet another feature of the act has been so badly designed that this assurance has proven to be empty. The...Show More Summary
Approximately 29 million people lack health care coverage in the U.S., but health care coverage costs (i.e. premiums) have gone up for many Americans as a result. Also, Americans still don’t like ObamaCare (51% oppose, 43% favor).
A new report shows huge health coverage gains by the poor and minorities, and undercuts Obamacare repeal arguments
The purpose of ObamaCare is not to provide health insurance, but to increase the size and scope of the federal government, and to redistribute wealth on a politically strategic basis
I have two posts up at Darwin’s Fool on ObamaCare’s impact on jobs. In one post, I critique Politifact’s ruling that GOP presidential candidate (and Iowa caucus winner) Sen. Ted Cruz (TX) is a liar for claiming that ObamaCare is a job-killer. Show More Summary
The government probably won’t be able to recoup the money, which was erroneously sent to illegal immigrants as a result of ObamaCare subsidy payments. Photo by tedeytan
Here’s what’s trending on Wonk Wire today: Bernie’s Brand is the Future of the Democratic Party How 2016 Will Differ from 2012 Significant Decline in Uninsured in Eight States Attributed to Obamacare ‘Structural’ Unemployment Debunked An Uneven Economic Recovery Among [...]
The Obama administration has released the numbers from the 2016 open enrollment period for Obamacare’s health insurance exchanges. The Congressional Budget Office had already downgraded its enrollment projection for 2016 from 21 million...Show More Summary
Remember that law called the Piss-Poor and Amazingly Convoluted Abomination Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) – AKA ObamaCare? The 1,000+ page law where, as SanFranNan put it, “we (Congress) have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it”? Well, today we have some […]
WHAT ARE NEW YORK OFFICIALS HIDING ABOUT THE FAILURE OF THE BIGGEST OBAMACARE CO-OP? Richard Pollock of the Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group has been all over the 23 Obamacare co-ops established in 2011 at a cost of $2 billion since their inception. Health Republic, the largest of the tax-funded health insurance co-ops intended […]
President Barack Obama is making one last attempt to save the “ Cadillac tax,” even though he knows he won’t be able to finish the job before leaving office. The Cadillac tax is a surcharge on expensive health care plans, designed to raise revenue and, more importantly, to hold down spending on medical care. Show More Summary
Rep. Joe Wilson was right. The South Carolina Congressman screamed, “You lie!” when Barack Obama told Americans the Affordable Care... The post Another Obama Lie… 500,000 Illegal Aliens Received Obamacare Subsidies appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Remember this moment from 2009 when President Obama was trying to reassure Americans that Obamacare would not benefit illegal immigrants? "There...