The Affordable Care Act has structural flaws which will impact most Americans as increased insurance costs, increased deductibles, less coverage, and fewer choices of medical providers. Who should be held accountable for this flawed piece of legislation? Why have they done this to Americans?
Union leadership strongly supported the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010 without reading the bill, as did many Congressmen. Now the law of unintended consequences is coming into play and some […]
Because health insurance costs are increasing dramatically, some employers are switching from a plan that covers all employees for a specified cost to a cafeteria-type plan in which the employee chooses a particular […]
It would seem as if the overall intent of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is to eventually morph into a single payer government health insurance program. This can be largely accomplished by rendering […]
Alaska seems to be a predictor of health care in the future under the Affordable Care Act. We have a very limited market for healthcare, limits on accessibility, limits on number of providers […]
Exchanges are a way to force businesses to offer health insurance coverage for their employees. They are also a way to enforce a requirement that everyone purchase health insurance without looking like they were forcing individual consumers to crawl up to the doorstep of an industry that Obamacare proponents have repeatedly demonized.
Health Insurance Exchanges are a bad idea, and Alaska should refuse to set one up. Alaska Policy Forum’s Jeremy Thompson and David Boyle interview Cato Institute’s Michael Cannon who explains why.
Michael Cannon concisely answers several questions about the new federal health care law.
APF explores some responses from people who may favor of the State of Alaska building an Obamacare Exchange.
How can the state stop the federal government from imposing penalties on private businesses, health plans, churches, and religious groups for refusing to pay for services that violate their conscience?
(New England Journal of Medicine) Massachusetts was the first state to enact near-universal health care coverage in 2006. Since then, premiums have increased and employment in the health care occupations (excluding nurses) and […]
Health care reform was proposed as a way to cut rising health care costs. The Medicare actuary says it isn’t going to work.
Alaska has made significant investments in the infrastructure needed for Electronic Health Records, but will EHR’s deliver on the grand promises made? Some are skeptical.
Obamacare requires states to establish “exchanges” to limit the health-insurance choices of many of their residents. This idea will not work in Alaska.
Grace-Marie Turner thinks the Health Care Reform legislation passed earlier this year is unraveling. Here are her reasons why.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or the recent health care law, was rushed through the political process touted as deficit neutral legislation. One of the of the ways it was supposed to pay for itself was through cuts in other programs.