ACA Revisionism Getting the Facts Right on the ACA
President Obama says the ACA is doing better than expected after the latest enrollment numbers. The reality is much more complicated.
ACA Revisionism Gruber Took the Measure of the ACA
Gruber denies being the “architect” of the ACA and has apologized for his worst comments, but when it comes to understanding the law, he was right.
ACA Revisionism If At First You Don’t Succeed, Delay, Delay Again
The government is considering delaying penalties for an important cost-sharing program built into the ACA. This is another example of a troubling trend: delays mean we won’t know the full consequences of the ACA on anything like the timetable initially proposed.
ACA Revisionism High-Ranking Dem Now Opposes Obamacare
The Senate’s third-ranking Democrat now thinks Democrats made a mistake in pushing Obamacare through when and how they did. But his reason is odd: that rising health care costs didn’t affect Americans.
ACA Revisionism Why Obama’s Grubergate Denials Ring Hollow
A former Obama official claims Jonathan Gruber was the Obama Administration’s main health care adviser. If that’s anywhere near true, the Administration’s dismissal of the Gruber videos may damage public trust even further.
ACA Revisionism Taxpayers Lose as Small Businesses Drop Insurance Coverage
Small businesses are increasingly dropping health insurance for their employees, pushing those workers onto the public exchanges. That will increase the number of subsidies the federal government will issue, raising the cost of the law for the taxpayer.
ACA Revisionism The Grey Lady Punctures Obamacare Myth
The NYT is finally admitting that the main goal of the ACA—expanding access—won’t bring down the costs of our health care system. If only we had heard this four years ago.
ACA Revisionism Under ACA, Premiums Rise by 28 Percent
ACA supporters say subsidies will blunt premium hikes for individuals. But shifting the burden around in this way does nothing to address our health care crisis.
ACA Revisionism CBO: We Can't Score Obamacare Anymore
A recent CBO report contained a troubling admission: It can no longer score the budget effects of the ACA. Whether by accident or by design, day by day we’re losing our ability to assess the effects of Obamacare.
ACA Revisionism Obamacare: What Was the Point, Exactly?
Even after the last-minute surge in enrollment, only 26 percent of new health insurance enrollees say that they were previously uninsured. This falls far short of success.