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Lawmakers Can Help Small Businesses Reduce Soaring Health Insurance Costs

John Arensmeyer | Posted 09.13.2011 | Business
John Arensmeyer

State officials have the chance to drive our nation's chief job-creators down the road to less financial burden and more economic opportunities through health insurance marketplaces.

New Move On Health Care Law Sets Stage For Battles In The States

Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics

By Alina Selyukh and Anna Yukhananov WASHINGTON - The Obama administration proposed a framework for health insurance exchanges that gives state...

What Health Care Reform Has and Has Not Accomplished One Year Later

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

Just a month ago, a new poll revealed that 22% of the public thought health reform had been repealed, and another 26% were unsure or unwilling to say. Apparently there are some misunderstandings in need of being cleared up.

A Public Option Tree in the Health Care Reform Forest

Aaron E. Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron E. Carroll

However it started, the public option is now a shell of its former self. At best it's opt-out or triggered. You can only get it if you're in the insurance exchange.

The Ellsworth Amendment: Dems Set to Compromise on Abortion Care in Health Reform, Again

Jodi Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jodi Jacobson

A vote originally set for tomorrow on the House health care bill (HR 3200) may be delayed until next week, even after months of drama to arrive at th...

Ron Wyden: Health Reform's Missing Ingredient Is Choice

New York Times | Ron Wyden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"MY guiding principle is, and always has been, that consumers do better when there is choice and competition," President Obama said last week in an ad...

Why Americans Are Miseducated About Health Care Reform

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Allison Kilkenny

A media consumed with tracking Obama's popularity has failed to educate the American citizenry about the key elements of the health care debate. Many so-called journalists are guilty, like ABC's Rick Klein.

Freedom, Choice, and Health Care Reform

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

The Health Insurance Exchange is a means of regulating private insurance, not destroying it: it maintains a market for insurance, while affirming modern-day economists' good sense.