Obamacare Might Be Easier to Defend if It Currently Existed

By: Wednesday September 5, 2012 12:11 pm

The Affordable Care Act featured prominently both in the first day of the Democratic National Convention and in the party platform. It seems the Democratic Party has come to the conclusion they can’t run from what they did and its similarity to Romneycare makes it harder for Republicans to attack it. One the biggest efforts [...]

Affordable Care Act Remains Unpopular

By: Monday February 27, 2012 8:44 am

Support for President Obama’s signature health care reform law hasn’t gotten better with age. Currently more voters support repealing the whole law than leaving it in place. According to new Gallup polling, 47 percent would favor a Republican president repealing the law while just 44 would oppose such a move. From Gallup: Also reflecting the [...]

What Romneycare Probably Can’t Tell Us About National Health Care Reform

By: Tuesday May 10, 2011 1:54 pm

Given the incredible structural similarity between the Massachusetts health care reform law signed by Mitt Romney and the new national Affordable Care Act signed by President Obama, the release of the annual physician workforce survey (PDF) from the Massachusetts Medical Society has generated a lot of attention. But I would caution everyone involved that on [...]

New Health Care Law a Republican Plan That Should Make Insurance Companies Proud

By: Tuesday March 30, 2010 2:22 pm

Now that President Obama and the rest of the Democratic leadership no longer need to hide from their base that the new health care law is in fact a pro-health insurance industry Republican plan as part of a push to enact the law, they are openly admitting the plan’s true origins. This bill is a [...]