Health care in America will never improve if we don’t change the conversation about what’s wrong, argues Mercatus Center’s Robert Graboyes. Politicians on both sides of the aisle, he says, fight about coverage instead of opening up the channels of innovation that have allowed other sectors, like information technology, to make significant progress in the last 20 years. Continue reading
The health law’s ambitious lab for transforming how medicine is delivered and financed submitted its official report card to Congress on Tuesday, boasting of a few early results but mostly showing many works in progress.
WASHINGTON — Being uninsured in America will cost you more in 2015.
Just days before the requirement for most large employers to provide health insurance takes effect, a new poll finds the public easily swayed over arguments for and against the policy. Continue reading
Today in the Morning Line: Ferguson, elections, polarization, health care and the GOP’s lawsuit were the top five. A 9/11 report, immigration, President Obama’s unpopularity, taxes, and the debt round out the top 10 Top 10 political stories of the … Continue reading
For two decades Atlanta restaurant owner Jim Dunn offered a group health plan to his managers and helped pay for it. That ended Dec. 1, after the Affordable Care Act made him an offer he couldn’t refuse. Continue reading
In a way that is deeply changing Washington contracting, growth opportunities from the federal government have increasingly come not from war but from healing, an examination by Kaiser Health News and The Washington Post shows. Continue reading
Just days before the health law’s marketplaces reopened, nearly a quarter of uninsured said they expect to remain without coverage because they did not think it would be affordable, according to a poll released Friday. Continue reading
WASHINGTON (AP) — Like other HealthCare.gov customers, immigrants are relieved that the government’s health insurance website is working fairly well this year. They’re baffled, though, by what looks like an obvious lapse: There is no clear way to upload a copy of their green card, the government identification document that shows they are legal U.S. residents and therefore entitled to benefits under President Barack Obama’s health care law.