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The mysterious jump in Obamacare enrollment

Nov 24, 2017
We’re half-way through the Obamacare open enrollment period and we’ve got a bit of a health care mystery on our hands. Earlier this week, federal health officials reported nearly 800-thousand consumers selected plans on healthcare.gov – the federal website where people shop for plans under the Affordable Care Act. It’s the third consecutive week enrollment […]

Would Trump's executive order make better, cheaper health care? Only kind of

Oct 12, 2017
Today, when the president signed an executive order expanding coverage options outside of the Obamacare marketplaces, he promised that the order would create more insurance options at “lower prices, and for millions of Americans.”   Actually, the order is asking federal agencies to broaden the use of short-term insurance options, which aren’t beholden to the coverage […]