By Tyler Hartsfield and Grace-Marie Turner The citizens of Vermont apparently believe that Obamacare doesn’t go far enough toward government-controlled health care, so the Green Mountain State decided in 2011 to create its own single-payer health-care system. Vermont’s Act 48 requires the…
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House Creates Escape Hatch from Obamacare April 14, 2014 Commentary
By Grace-Marie Turner The House of Representatives successfully included a valuable escape hatch from Obamacare in the recent “doc fix” legislation, but members are getting blow-back from critics who say the provision fixes and even expands Obamacare. That is nonsense. The…
The Insurance-Salesman-In-Chief Makes His Numbers But Millions More Are Harmed April 4, 2014 Commentary
President Obama is bragging about the people enrolled in ObamaCare, but he isn’t talking about the millions of people who his law harmed in the process.
Millions Trampled in ObamaCare’s ‘Success’ April 1, 2014 Commentary
President Obama is bragging that the administration reached its target of 7 million people enrolled in the ObamaCare exchanges, but our insurance-salesman-in-chief has a callous definition of success.
Two More Hurdles for Obamacare March 25, 2014 Commentary
By Grace-Marie Turner We can add two major legal hurdles to the many obstacles facing President Obama’s signature health-overhaul law, based upon oral arguments heard today in two courtrooms in Washington, D.C. Carrie Severino has posted an excellent overview at Bench Memos of…