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Obama Makes One Last Bid To Save Controversial Obamacare Tax

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 02.09.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama is making one last attempt to save the “Cadillac tax,” even though he knows he won’t be able to finish the job before lea...

Things You Should Know Before You Get Pet Health Insurance

Toby Nwazor | Posted 12.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Toby Nwazor

At the same time, your insurance company might also specify a duration during which the cover will not be provided for the condition. After that period is over however, your pet will be eligible to get coverage for the pre-existing condition as well.

Healthcare.Gov Will Soon Let Consumers Comparison-Shop Between Plans

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 10.23.2015 | Politics

Consumers shopping for insurance on in the next few months will be able to navigate the website with less fuss -- and more information ...

Good News Or Bad News On Health Insurance Costs? It's Both

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 09.22.2015 | Politics

Ask a typical economist about what’s happening to health insurance, and you’ll hear about a historic slowdown in inflation. For roughly a decade, ...

Here's The Potential Fallout If This New Obamacare Lawsuit Succeeds

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 09.10.2015 | Politics

Another far-fetched lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act won a victory in the lower courts on Wednesday. And while few members of the legal establi...

Another Argument From Obamacare Critics Is Starting To Crumble

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics

Millions of additional people now have health insurance thanks to the Affordable Care Act. But does that mean Americans actually have better access to...

Jonathan Cohn

Mental Illness Is A Much Bigger Problem For The Poor, New Study Shows | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 05.28.2015 | Politics

If you want to talk about inequality in America, you should be talking about mental illness -- and the ability of people to get treatment for it. ...

A Small Firm's Response to Higher Health Care Costs

Karen Firestone | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Karen Firestone

I cower when I see the email from our health insurance broker, cheerfully writing to schedule our annual plan review and a discussion of the increase for the coming year. I say increase because we have never seen a decrease in 10 years.

Five Questions Reporters Should Be Asking About Those Cancelled Policies

Wendell Potter | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

As a former newspaper reporter and insurance company executive, I'd like to make a few suggestions to journalists who are approached by people claiming that because of the Affordable Care Act, they'll have to pay far more for coverage next year than they're paying now.

Currency Collages More Clever Than You Think

Posted 04.11.2012 | Arts

We have seen some pretty unconventional materials in our day, but government defense spending just might take the cake. The controversial artist Chad ...

Arthur Delaney

Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan A Lifesaver For Some, A Missed Opportunity For Many | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.25.2011 | Business

David Howard had been without health insurance for months when he heard early last year that a component of the new health care reform law would almos...

Health Insurers Make Record Profits As Many Americans Postpone Care

The New York Times | REED ABELSON | Posted 07.13.2011 | Business

The nation’s major health insurers are barreling into a third year of record profits, enriched in recent months by a lingering recessionary mind-set...

Plumbing the Depths of GOP Labels

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

How can the GOP get more votes in the future, even if it doesn't diversify its monikers? Perhaps by assembling a synergistic coalition of "hockey moms" and "NASCAR dads."