ObamaCare
Jul 2017

Options.

Like rats fleeing a sinking ship

Recess delayed, or recess denied?

“Mike Pence breaks the tie.”

Schumer: Told you so.

Time to cancel August recess — for good?

Ed Morrissey Jul 06, 2017 6:01 PM

Anachronism.

Uh oh.

“…stopping the I.R.S. from implementing the harmful individual mandate helps provide relief for the families suffering under Obamacare.”

McConnell: We’re not splitting repeal and replace

Ed Morrissey Jul 01, 2017 11:31 AM

“It’s not easy making America great again, is it?”

Jun 2017

Repeal and replace getting split?

It’s working?

“He hasn’t been serious.”

A familiar GOP pattern when in power: Squabbling

Andrew Malcolm Jun 29, 2017 10:01 AM

Not exactly teamwork.

Medicare for all?

The merry little media war continues.

It’s not a slippery slope. It’s a freaking avalanche.

Irreligion.

“Not only are taxpayers footing the bill, but people are dying unnecessarily because of this.”

McConnell may not get his wish on health care vote

Taylor Millard Jun 25, 2017 7:31 PM

Senate leadership wants a vote this week, others say, “Negative, Ghost Rider.”

The decline and fall of Obamacare and the AHCA

Jazz Shaw Jun 24, 2017 8:31 AM

This was all over before it began

Democrats forgot all about the “era of good feelings”

The shortsightedness of “Denounce and Preserve”

Taylor Millard Jun 23, 2017 12:11 PM

Pragmatism for the sake of pragmatism doesn’t always work.

“If we do nothing, more companies will back out and more people will lose coverage.”

“…a 43% rate increase will drive healthier, younger, and middle-aged individuals out of the market.”

“The government’s price tag would be astonishing.”

“[W]e’ve come to sort of a fork in the road in terms of our inability to service our communities.”

GOP may leave some Obamacare taxes in place

Taylor Millard Jun 15, 2017 8:41 AM

Because keeping taxes in place is such a good idea. Not.

CMS: Obamacare enrollment drops to 10.3 million

John Sexton Jun 12, 2017 7:21 PM

“As of March 15, 2017, 10.3 million individuals had effectuated their coverage…”

“About 45 percent of counties are expected to have one or no insurer in the marketplaces…”

Senate inching closer to ObamaCare-repeal compromise?

Ed Morrissey Jun 09, 2017 12:01 PM

“Inching” being the operative word.

“…a substantial increase in cost for New Yorkers who don’t get help from subsidies under Obamacare.”

Anthem pulls out of Ohio exchange in 2018

John Sexton Jun 06, 2017 5:01 PM

“lack of overall predictability simply does not provide a sustainable path forward”

House bill “dead on arrival.”

May 2017

“You can’t repeal it in its entirety.”

“He’s still learning how to be president.”

“…they may first take action to stabilize premium costs in Obamacare’s insurance-purchasing exchanges in 2018 and 2019.”

CBO: New version of AHCA still reduces deficit

Ed Morrissey May 24, 2017 7:41 PM

Good news/bad news.

“data shows average premiums were 105% higher in 2017 than in 2013…”