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Obamacare Roll Out

New Year's Day Brings New Test For Obamacare

Reuters | Posted 02.28.2014 | Politics

By Michele Gershberg and Toni Clarke Dec 29 (Reuters) - New Year's Day will bring a fresh test for President Barack Obama's healthcare...

WATCH LIVE: Kathleen Sebelius Answers Parents' Obamacare Questions On HuffPost Live

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.19.2013 | Parents

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius joins Nancy Redd to discuss the Affordable Care Act. She will answer questions from the HuffPost Live community and Hu...

Lessons of the Obamacare Mess: Public Is Better

Robert Kuttner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

The more complex a system is, the more it is at risk of failing in complex ways that were not anticipated by its architects. It would be hard to imagine a more complicated way of expanding health coverage than the Affordable Care Act.I say that, appreciating that Obamacare will eventually bring health coverage to tens of millions of uninsured people, that it will end the cruelty of denials of coverage based on "pre-existing conditions" (we all have the pre-existing condition of mortality); that it will allow young adults to stay on their parents' insurance to age 26; and that it will require free preventive care under all insurance plans. But there was a much simpler way of achieving this.

Back to the Drawing Board

Al Checchi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Al Checchi

If the Republicans were fools for trying to defund Obamacare, Democrats are stark raving mad for fighting to preserve and own it. Anyone who thinks the current problems are the result of a correctable computer glitch probably thinks the Benghazi attack was due to a "disgusting video."