The minimum coverage that the law guarantees everybody is not that generous, which means even some people with insurance will face high out-of-pocket expenses. But the relevant comparison is to what those people have now—frequently even less protection, or no protection at all. And that’s the standard by which to assess all of the law’s side-effects. Are employers squeezing retirement health benefits? Yes—but they’ve been doing that for years, long before Obamacare came along. Are some part-time workers losing hours? Yes—but part-time work was rarely stable and at least now all part-timers can get health insurance.
President Donald Trump has said the new Republican healthcare policy should be to allow the current law to collapse. “I’m not going to own it,” Mr Trump told reporters of […]
Obamacare is exploding! Or so the Republicans and the President say. We have no choice to repeal it. But it’s only exploding in Republican led states, hardly in Democrat led […]
The right argues Obamacare shows all the dysfunctions of big government, yet it’s main problem is…. a market failure. Read on (and/or comment) at: The right’s hypocrisy over ACA
Some of these are downright funny (Kudlow and Cramer predicting a stock market crash), most of the stuff is really outlandish (Rush Limbaugh: Obamacare Will Be “A Life-Threatening Bill” And “Human Beings […]