The Health Committee recently met to question health policy experts on the first 6 weeks of the Obamacare roll-out and where the health insurance market is headed. The consensus was health premiums will be going up (on average) and Medicaid enrollment will skyrocket which will lead to even more issues.
What the think tanks are saying today about ObamaCare implementation: Compiled and summarized for AAPS by The Market Institute. Brookings Institute fellows recounted in a variety of outlets how disappointing the Affordable Care Act roll-out has been and how much damage this could do to Obama’s presidency (Brookings). Exit polls in New Jersey and Virginia […]
Compiled and summarized by The Market Institute. More concerns are being raised about Obamacare after Secretary Sebelius’s comments about the Healthcare.gov tech surge “not being where we want it to be” and enrollment numbers being “very low” next week (Politico). With work being done around the clock on Healthcare.gov, Secretary Sebelius testified that shutting down […]
Compiled and summarized for AAPS members by The Market Institute. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) is calling for HHS Secretary to recognize and fix her mistakes regarding the Healthcare.gov rollout or resign (USA Today). The Congressional Budget Office estimate of 7 million enrollees on the health exchanges is at best, a guesstimate, Drew Altman argues. That […]
What the Think Tanks are saying today about health care policy: Compiled and summarized for AAPS by The Market Institute. Years of polling that suggests Americans trust the Federal government much less than individual state governments could lead many citizens in red states to pay a fine instead of signing up for health coverage through […]
In addition, Congress should study the effect of federal laws that tend to weight the scales in favor of one form of payment over another through artificial, government-conferred subsidies and other advantages or government-imposed burdens. Such laws should be repealed.