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    Morning Bell: So Which Part of Obamacare Works, Then?

    Obamacare is so helpful, so ready for action, so vital to the nation’s health, that… the Obama Administration is delaying another major part of it. News broke yesterday that the Administration is delaying the employer mandate, which would force businesses with 50 or more full-time workers to provide government-approved insurance, … More

    Obamacare, Health Costs, and Jobs

    Yesterday, the Brookings Institution released updated statistics on the role of health care jobs in the broader economy. The study’s findings provide interesting grist for the ongoing debate about Obamacare’s impact on jobs. Three theories follow from the data. 1. Obamacare Has Not Affected Health Care Jobs The chart showing … More

    Obamacare Shocker: Premiums Could Double

    This morning’s Wall Street Journal published its own analysis of premiums under Obamacare, and its conclusions will prompt shock—rate shock—among those who need to buy health insurance under the law’s new exchanges next year: Healthy consumers could see insurance rates double or even triple when they look for individual coverage … More

    Hobby Lobby Wins Major Victory Against Obamacare Mandate

    Late this afternoon, a federal court granted a major victory to the Green family and Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., issuing the company a temporary restraining order to the coercive Obamacare mandate that requires employers to provide coverage of abortion-inducing drugs. The ruling comes just one day after a lengthy opinion … More

    American Public Still Doesn’t Like Obamacare

    Despite declarations made by advocates that Obamacare is the “law of the land,” a new Gallup poll shows that a majority of Americans still disapprove of it, with 52 percent of adults generally disapproving. But a more telling measure of support comes from the response to this question from those … More

    Obamacare's Shortcomings in Two Charts

    Obamacare continues to fall short of the lofty predictions about it — and here are two new charts to prove it. The charts, included as part of a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) presentation over the weekend, summarize the CBO’s cost estimates of the law in the three years since its … More

    Obamacare: AMA’s Curious Support

    In an interview with Bloomberg’s Bureau of National Affairs, Dr. Ardis Dee Hoven, incoming president of the American Medical Association (AMA), said the AMA will push for full implementation of Obamacare, including its Medicaid expansion: She said AMA continues to work on implementation issues with the states, and she called … More

    Obamacare: Important Context on Next Year’s Premium Increases

    The Associated Press yesterday published an article that at first appears to contain exciting and important news: There’s good news for most companies that provide health benefits for their employees: America’s slowdown in medical costs may be turning into a trend, rather than a mere pause. A report Tuesday from … More

    Obamacare's Insurance "Solution": Medicaid for All

    Even as the Left celebrates Obamacare’s expansion of health coverage, a Reuters story highlighted what kind of “insurance” people will receive under the law. First, the article noted that many large, national insurers have decided not to participate in Obamacare’s exchanges: The nation’s biggest insurers have decided against joining the … More

    For Low-Income Families, Obamacare Is the UNAFFORDABLE Care Act

    Yesterday the Associated Press published an article summarizing how Obamacare’s supposed benefits may well turn out to be a mirage for many low-income workers: It’s called the Affordable Care Act, but President Barack Obama’s health care law may turn out to be unaffordable for many low-wage workers, including employees at … More