The Results are In: Young Adults Underrepresented on Obamacare Exchanges

Former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius couldn’t have been clearer, “You are not fully enrolled in [an Obamacare plan] until you pay your premium.” And therein lies the rub. While the White House has been trotting out lofty numbers to support their claim that Obamacare is a smashing success, it was based on…
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After Rocky Tenure, Sebelius Shows Herself the Door

It was a fitting, if sad, farewell for Secretary Sebelius: As she was giving her resignation speech alongside President Obama she realized that it was missing a page. Immediately after saying how much she appreciated the opportunity to implement a bill like Obamacare, which she called “the most meaningful work of my life,” Sebelius was…
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Premium Costs Aren’t the Only Thing Soaring Under Obamacare

It’s been almost painful to watch the Obama Administration’s constantly evolving messaging on Obamacare. Initially, the plan was sold by President Obama as a way to increase the number of the uninsured while also reducing American’s health insurance expenses. He even went so far as to explicitly promise that his bill “will cover every American…
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White House’s Wall of Silence on Obamacare Flies in the Face of Transparency Promises

One of President Obama’s most important campaign promises was also one of the easiest to fulfill—the promise to be transparent. There are no costs. There is no bill you have to pass. And there is nothing to blame—not partisanship, not gridlock, not polarization—if the promise goes unfulfilled. And yet time after time we’ve seen the…
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Actuaries: Yes, Obamacare Bends the Costcurve…Straight Upwards

“If you already have health insurance and you want to keep that health insurance, we will bring down premiums by $2,500 for the typical family,” then-Sen. Barack Obama at a campaign event in 2008. Maybe you could chalk those comments up to a presidential candidate saying what he needs to to get elected. But throughout…
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Sebelius Ignores Higher Premiums, Defends Obamacare's "Cost Saving" Provisions

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has been doing her best recently to make the case that the Affordable Care Act is, well, making care affordable. The problem is, it hasn’t, a fact which somewhat complicates Sebelius task. Nevertheless, she gives it the good ol’ college try in a Washington Post op-ed last Thursday.…
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