Obamacare

Comments and analysis on Obamacare as it is implemented

SEPARATING FACTS FROM FICTION

Misinformation, falsehoods and outright lies are abundant in our health care discussions in the media. Call them what you like. One of these often repeated is that Obamacare dropped the rate of growth in healthcare spending. The following chart shows…

OBAMACARE CONTINUES TO SINK

The Supreme Court victory for Obamacare cannot stop the reality.  The bad news continues. Premiums are taking off. The Affordable Care Act is becoming unaffordable. Here’s the latest on 2016 premiums. Government guarantees for insurance company profits will expire soon…

THE SUPREME COURT DECISION

There is good news and bad news with the recent Supreme Court decision upholding the Obamacare subsidies. The good news is that millions will continue to have health insurance. This is a basic right in all the advanced nations. The…

OBAMACARE AND THE COURTS

  Two federal courts have ruled contradictory opinions whether Obamacare can use subsidies in federal exchanges because the law didn’t say it could. This looked like the Democrats and the health insurance companies’ lobbyists did a sloppy job with the…

QUESTIONS ABOUT OBAMACARE

President Obama and those supporting Obamacare (the Affordable Care Act) are claiming victory and success with 8.1 million having allegedly signed up for the program. There are many questions about this number, its importance and whether it is a “victory”…