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    46-Day Delay in Obamacare — in 2015

    As Healthcare.gov continues to malfunction and already 5 million people contend with canceled health insurance plans, reports are that the Administration will delay open enrollment in Obamacare in 2015. That’s right. They are delaying 2015 enrollment, not 2014 enrollment, which is the immediate debacle harming Americans. Citing concern for insurers … More

    Still Stuck: An Update on the Obamacare Cancelations “Fix”

    One week ago, the President presented his solution for the millions of Americans who are receiving insurance cancellation notices because of Obamacare. His solution for the 4.7 million known cancellations depended on a “yes” from 50 different state health insurance commissioners and multiple insurance carriers operating in multiple markets. So … More

    See the Map: Obamacare Exchanges Have Reduced Insurance Competition Nationally

    A recent Heritage analysis found significantly less insurer competition in the Obamacare exchanges relative to the prior individual health insurance market. Heritage Foundation senior fellow Ed Haislmaier examined insurer participation in the exchanges and found that nationally there will be “29 percent less insurer competition in the exchanges relative to … More

    States or Feds Running Obamacare Exchanges Made Little Difference to Insurers

    After three years of preparation and much anticipation, Americans can finally see whether Obamacare’s state or federally operated insurance exchanges will provide more competition for consumers’ business. As the table shows, the results are in, and there seems to be no correlation. Heritage Foundation senior fellow Ed Haislmaier recently examined … More

    Obama Becoming a Punchline, but Obamacare Is No Joke

    “The Tonight Show” is a cultural bellwether, so when its studio audience roars its approval at Senator Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) quip that Obamacare is “the biggest job killer in this country,” you know something’s happening across our land. The truth is now gushing out on the President’s signature legislation, which … More

    Top 10 Reasons Why I Didn't Sign Up on HealthCare.gov

    The number of signups on HealthCare.gov has been pretty disappointing for the Obama Administration. Sure, the website has had problems, but what else could be keeping people from signing up? Could these be the… 10. There was no app for that 9. Still waiting on my free Obamaphone 8. Link … More

    Obamacare Numbers: Not Exactly a Retail Success Story

    The first Obamacare enrollment numbers are out—and unsurprisingly, they’re under-whelming. Just 26,794 people “selected” plans through HealthCare.gov since the website launched. An additional 79,391 have selected plans through a state-based exchange—but the Administration qualifies these numbers by saying that all of these people haven’t necessarily paid for a plan yet. … More

    Obama's Promise of "Competition" in Obamacare: Also False

    Here’s what the President said in 2009: My guiding principle is, and always has been, that consumers do better when there is choice and competition. That’s how the market works. Unfortunately, in 34 states, 75 percent of the insurance market is controlled by five or fewer companies. In Alabama, almost … More

    Three More Apologies the President Will Be Making on Obamacare

    Faced with the grim reality of Obamacare, President Obama apologized that millions of Americans are losing coverage because of his law, which was supposed to make health insurance available and affordable. Sadly, this is not the last apology the President will need to make about his health care law. Although … More

    States Struggle to Draw Interest in Obamacare Health Plans

    Obamacare’s rollout has become a punch line for late-night comedians, Saturday Night Live, and the Country Music Awards, which all noted that only six people enrolled in the federal health exchange’s website on its first day. But the federal exchange isn’t the only part of the health law that’s suffering. … More