Posts Tagged ‘Affordable Care Act’

Covered California Still Spreading Misery


Tuesday November 7th, 2017   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 3:45am PST   •   2 Comments

During the heyday of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, Emily Bazar of the Center for Health Reporting kept track of how Covered California, the ACA’s wholly owned subsidiary, actually performed. As she noted, Covered California wasted millions on promotion, handed out lucrative deals to cronies, and its $454 million computer system…
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Obamacare Misery Mounts a Surge


Tuesday November 1st, 2016   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:44am PDT   •   3 Comments

Claudia Buck of the Sacramento Bee attempts to explain “Why Covered California’s rate hikes are lower than the rest of the U.S.” The rate increases for California’s Obamacare division have gone up double digits for the first time, 13.2 percent compared to the national average of 25 percent. Covered California boss Peter Lee expects…
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If You Dislike Your Health Plan You Must Keep It


Wednesday February 12th, 2014   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 6:10am PST   •   0 Comments

President Obama told Americans that if they liked their health plan they could keep it. As millions of Americans discovered, that turned out to be wrong. And the victims may not be happy with the latest Obamacare twist: If you dislike the health plan the government wants you to have, you pretty much have…
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Obamabuse, Continued


Tuesday February 4th, 2014   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 6:28am PST   •   0 Comments

Contrary to Barack Obama’s promise, Obamacare deprived millions of Americans of the health plans they liked and wanted to keep. To get the health plan the federal government wants them to have, Obamacare steered these people to HealthCare.gov, a dysfunctional, insecure website also inscrutable to Spanish speakers because it was written in Spanglish. The…
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Repeal of Obamacare Would Not Add to the Deficit


Saturday January 22nd, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 4:19pm PST   •   1 Comment

Former Congressional Budget Office (CBO) officials Douglas Holtz-Eakin (Director), Joseph Antos (Assistant Director) and James Capretta (Associate Director) show in a new Wall Street Journal article, “Health Care Repeal Won’t Add to the Deficit,” that repealing Obamacare (“Affordable Care Act” or ACA) will not increase the federal deficit. In so doing, they refute the…
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