Let’s do the Obamacare math

The major premise behind Obamacare (at least as sold to the American public) was that some 40 million Americans did not have health insurance (notice I didn’t say health care), and something needed to be done to fix that situation.  That was some three and a half years ago.  Flash forward to today. Read more

Let’s get Congress and staffers into the individual Obamacare market

Originally, the Affordable Care Act had a provision (the Grassley Amendment) that would put members of Congress into the federal health care exchanges. Grassley’s intent was for member to keep their employer coverage provided by the federal government, but require they choose from the same choices others have on the exchanges. That got screwed up and there was some back-and-forth, but I have an idea…

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Obamacare…while you were vacationing

By now, you know that on July 2, the administration postponed the implementation of the Obamacare employer mandate until January 1, 2015.  I’m sure you remember Nancy Pelosi in March, 2010 marching to the Capitol with a giant gavel proclaiming that Obamacare would soon be law.  She wanted us to know that this was an important moment. Read more