HHS Likely Forced to Create Many States’ Health Exchanges

By: Monday August 29, 2011 10:32 am

With less than three years until most aspects of the new health care law start, only 10 states have passed legislation creating new health insurance exchanges according to a report from the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities (PDF). The Affordable Care Act requires states to set up these exchanges; and if a state fails [...]

More Health Reform Predictions Coming True: Affordability Subsidies Targeted for Second Time

By: Wednesday March 9, 2011 2:58 pm

Again, some of my darkest predictions about the new health care law are coming true. With businesses again clamoring for corporate tax reduction, the go-to in Pay-Go-obsessed Washington are the affordability subsidies for people who will be using the new health care exchanges. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid declared that he supported the House Republicans’ [...]

Let The Health Care Regulation Gaming Begin!

By: Monday April 5, 2010 10:27 am

It’s been a little over a week since the new health care law was signed into law and already the process of gaming the new regulations to maximize health insurance industry profits has begun. We first heard of the health insurance industry’s plans to the game the system when they started talking openly about not [...]

Signed, Sealed, but Not Delivered: Six Big Flaws Need Fixing to Make New Law Meaningful Health Care Reform

By: Monday March 22, 2010 5:30 am

This health care reform bill passed late last night and soon to be signed into law is a seriously flawed piece of legislation, for it fails to achieve the goals of real health care reform. Now that it is essentially the law of the land, the country needs to work diligently at the federal and [...]

Do You Trust Govs Like Rick Perry to Make Sure the New Insurance Regulations Are Enforced?

By: Thursday December 31, 2009 8:15 am

It doesn’t take a magician’s trick to figure out that the Senate bill fails to lay the ground work for future progressive change. It dooms health care activists to 40 years of fighting to undo the bad structure this Senate bill would put in place.