ACA/Health Reform Posts

How California Made Obamacare Work

June 20, 2017

While several states are fretting over potential health insurer shortages and lofty rate hikes for 2018 individual coverage, California's exchange seems to be a shining example of an insurance exchange gone right. Read More

Trump Tells Senators House Health Bill “Mean”

June 20, 2017

President Donald Trump told Republican senators Tuesday that the House-passed health care bill he helped revive is “mean” and urged them to craft a version that is “more generous,” congressional sources said. Read More

HealthCare.gov Dropout Trend Continues Under Trump

June 13, 2017

Continuing a dropout trend seen in the Obama years, about 16 percent of consumers who signed up for coverage this year through public health insurance markets had canceled their plans by early spring, the government said Monday. Read More

Why Doctors’ Offices Could Become Obsolete

June 13, 2017

A man showing early signs of a heart attack — detected by a bot tracking his heart activity from a sensor on his wrist — is picked up by a self-driving car that checks his vital signs on the way to the hospital. There, his doctors video-conference with a specialist, who assesses his symptoms through a Skype-like screen and recommends a treatment plan. Read More