May 4, 2012

Swing-State Voters Hate Obamacare

Avik Roy, The Apothecary

Quinnipiac University isout with a new poll of voters in three key swing states—Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. The headline is that Romney slightly leads Obama in Florida and Ohio, whereas Obama is winning Pennsylvania. But the poll also asked voters if they wanted the Supreme Court to overturn Obamacare, and in all three states, voters said “yes.”

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May 1, 2012
A Guide to the 2012 Medicare Trustees Report
Charles Blahous, e21
This is the second of two articles on the 2012 Social Security and Medicare Trustees’ reports. In the last article I discussed Social Security. This article will focus on the Medicare report. more ››
May 2, 2012
No, Obamacare Hasn't Cut Health Care Costs
James Capretta, NR
Newly reported official estimates from the actuaries at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) show nationwide health spending rose just 3.8 percent in 2009 and 3.9 percent in 2010 — the slowest... more ››
May 1, 2012
Why Is Contraception Prescription-Only?
S. Mencimer, Mother Jones
Recently, my doctor gave me an ultimatum: Come in for a pelvic exam, or I won't refill your birth control pills. The problem arose after I tried to get my prescription refilled before going on vacation in March, only to be told... more ››
April 28, 2012
A Dozen Damaging Stories for Obamacare
Grace-Marie Turner, Forbes
The bad news just keeps getting worse for ObamaCare, creating election-year headaches for the White House.  Here are a dozen new damaging disclosures: more ››
April 28, 2012
The GOP Is Going After the Best Part of Obamacare
Harold Pollack, TIE
Not to get all Aaron Carroll on you, but check out the pie chart below of American health care expenditures in 2010. more ››