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Obamacare Isn't Attracting Enough Young, Healthy Americans

Reuters | David Morgan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (Reuters) - The new private health plans available under Obamacare drew in fewer young and healthy Americans than needed for the ad...

Jeffrey Young

High Health Costs Excluded Millions Of Americans Last Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.26.2013 | Business

More than 40 percent of U.S. residents went without health insurance or had coverage that didn't protect them against high medical costs last year, su...

Why Economic Conservatives Should Support the Individual Mandate in Health Care

Regina E. Herzlinger | Posted 08.29.2012 | Business
Regina E. Herzlinger

Although many conservatives are gnashing their teeth about the Supreme Court's upholding the individual mandate, had it not been upheld, their worst nightmares would have occurred.

The Democratization of Health Care: Private Insurers and the Diabetes Epidemic

Gary Puckrein | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics
Gary Puckrein

Diabetes is a national disaster, and private insurers and their clients do not have the capacity to respond to it. They have a role to play, but government is the only structure in our society that can design market stimuli on the scale required.

Why Health Care Isn't Broccoli -- Some Basic Economics

Henry Aaron | Posted 06.02.2012 | Politics
Henry Aaron

It isn't often that the course of history turns on principles taught in freshman economics. But the fate of the health reform legislation is now in jeopardy in part because some Supreme Court justices have so far failed to grasp such principles.