September 7, 2013

The ACA Boosts Employment

Furman and Stevenson, White House

New data out today in the Bureau of Labor Statistics Monthly Employment Report show that of the increase in employment since the Affordable Care Act became law, more than 9 out of 10 positions have been full-time.

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October 18, 2013
The Dubious Case for Professional Licensing
Uwe Reinhardt, NYT
A recent brouhaha in California surrounding a bill introduced by State Senator Ed Hernandez, a Democrat, brings to mind Chapter 9, “Occupational Licensure,” of Milton Friedman’s classic book... more ››
October 23, 2013
Is Your Health Insurance About to Get Canceled?
Sam Cappellanti, AAF
Health insurers are beginning to adjust their plan offerings in response to the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) new coverage requirements, resulting in the cancellation of hundreds of thousands of plans in recent days – a... more ››
October 23, 2013
A Rough Few Days for Obamacare
Jonathan Cohn, The New Republic
President Obama’s Rose Garden speech Monday was supposed to send two messages—one, that he is determined to fix Obamacare’s troubled federal websites and, two, that the law is already helping many people get... more ››
October 23, 2013
What the ACA Will Look Like in 2016
Bradley Allen, Wall Street Journal
Three years after the disastrous launch of the Affordable Care Act, most of the website troubles finally have been ironed out. People are now able to log on to the government's ACA website and to most of the state... more ››