What Colorado tells us about young adults' enrollment in Obamcare.
One major insurer says young people aren't buying Obamacare. But that's only part of the story.
A new plan could leave Maryland looking more like Germany and Switzerland, which aggressively regulate prices, than its neighboring states.
Medicaid pays over $3,000 in health costs for the average beneficiary--but there are also steep economic barriers to getting to a state expanding the program.
"It turns out we have the real wolf of Wall Street to thank in part for the Internet we’ve got."
For President Obama's law, no news is great news.
No matter how you measure it, we're losing way more years of life to disease.
By Sarah Kliff
January 7, 2014
Guesses ranged from 1.8 percent of the actual price to 24.6 times the actual price.
But economists still aren't sure whether that decline is here to stay.
Obamacare is going great. Or it's going terribly! It all depends on which anecdote you pick.
"The ACA is not going any place. HCAN had done its job of winning and securing the law. It’s leaving to other organizations the job of defending and improving the law. "
Over the past two years, Oregon's actually seen a decline in Medicaid emergency department visits this past year--and attributes that to big changes the state has made to how Oregon delivers care to Medicaid patients.
That's way more than the 180 restrictions that passed in the last decade.
New research on Oregon's Medicaid expansion in 2008 shows a 40 percent increase in emergency department trips among those who gain coverage.
Whether the new health-care law is "working" depends a lot on what working means.
It's hard to overstate the magnitude of changes being made today to the individual health-insurance market.
Obamacare's insurance expansion. is complicated and messy--and it all starts today. Here's what you need to know.
By Sarah Kliff and Ezra Klein |
Health Care |
January 1, 2014
2.1 million of those people signed up for private insurance, and another 3.9 million were found eligible for Medicaid.
If you've got two minutes, you can understand the health-care law's deadlines. Really.
Hospitals don't expect a deluge on New Year's Day, when millions of Americans gain access to insurance coverage.