More Obamacare Articles

  • Editorial cartoon: Sticker shock

    Cartoon by Gary Varvel/Creators Syndicate.

  • Economic downturn explains most of health spending slowdown, study says

    A new study has found that most of the slowdown in health spending is attributable to the nation's broader economic downturn.

  • Two red states had the sharpest drops in uninsured rate

    Arkansas and Kentucky have had the biggest reductions of uninsured adults since the Affordable Care Act's requirement that Americans have health insurance took effect in January, a new poll shows.

  • One of Obama's big ideas for reforming health care failed a test in California

    In President Obama's June 2009 speech to the American Medical Association (now infamous for containing the most emphatic articulation of his promise that people who liked their health care plan could keep it), he described how his legislation would reform the way medical providers are paid.

  • Poll: Obama health law is a tale of 2 Americas

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's health care law has become a tale of two Americas. States that fully embraced the law's coverage expansion are experiencing a significant drop in the number of uninsured residents, according to a major new survey released Tuesday. States whose leaders...

  • Newsflash! Medicare is still going bankrupt, and taking Uncle Sam with it

    It's becoming a ritual. Medicare trustees release an annual report projecting bankruptcy at some point in the not-so-distant future. And America yawns.

  • Health insurers raise 2015 Fla. exchange rates

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Eight insurance companies are raising the price of health plans and three are lowering them in Florida through the Affordable Care Act exchange, state insurance officials said Monday. But whether you'll pay more or less depends on a complex formula including where...

  • Vermont changes vendor for troubled health website

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The state is reducing ties to the contractor that helped design its website that was supposed to be a marketplace where people could compare and buy insurance plans through President Barack Obama's landmark health care law but remains flawed and short of being fully...

  • Obamacare and the public: The more they know, the less they like

    According to new polling by the Kaiser Family Foundation, which has closely tracked Obamacare for years, 37 percent of those surveyed have a favorable view of the Affordable Care Act, while 53 percent have an unfavorable view.

  • Are government patient satisfaction surveys undermining the Hippocratic Oath?

    "Just give me antibiotics; that's what worked last year." So demanded a character of Dr. Mark Greene on the long-running show "ER" while suffering from the seasonal flu.

  • Pseudo nerds aren't the problem, nanny nerds are

    Though the U.S. Constitution was written by a group of elitists, the authors set up a federal government of limited powers and delegated the rest to the states and to the people â€" an effort to guard against bureaucratic meddling and nanny nerdism.

  • Where is the GOP's better deal?

    Instead of putting forth a clear growth message -- like a new Contract with America -- congressional Republicans this week voted for a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama's abuse of executive power.

  • Big Government worked better in the industrial age; not so much in digital era

    Bureaucracies did a good job of delivering passports and maintaining files in the industrial age. But they can't keep up in the information age.

  • Zogby Report Card: 'Idiotic' House lawsuit makes Obama look better

    Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama finally won a few fights this week, and one key loss -- the House decision to sue him for not enforcing laws -- probably helped the White House.

  • Obama administration asks full D.C. Circuit to revisit Halbig decision

    On Friday, the Obama administration asked the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to rehear a case concerning the health care law's subsidies to federal exchanges, after a panel on the court sided with challengers last month.

From the Weekly Standard

  • Yes, We Do Have a Strategy: Keep Out

    Say what you will about Barack Obama, but his approach to the Middle East has been ruthlessly consistent.  He was elected on the promise to end America’s involvement in the post-9/11 wars in Iraq...

  • On the Origin of ISIS

    The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the terrorist army many thousand strong now rampaging through the Levant, embraces such an extreme, violent ideology that it makes even al Qaeda squeamish,...

  • McConnell Aide Resigns As Ron Paul Scandal Develops

    Just before the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend, the reelection campaign for Mitch McConnell of Kentucky announced its campaign manager, Jesse Benton, was resigning. Benton was leaving the...