The Outlook for Obamacare: Two Charts

By Joseph Lawler

With the election over and Obamacare safe from a President Romney, ProPublica gives us an update of the state of play in the implementation, in the form of two charts.

First, where the states stand in terms of implementing the exchanges in which half the new health care insurance recipients are supposed to get their plans:

Second, which states are implementing the Medicaid expansion as was originally planned. Remember, the Supreme Court decision allowed for states to opt out of the full expansion envisioned by legislators:

Read Tracy Weber and Charles Ornstein's post, with commentary, at ProPublica.

 

Joseph Lawler is editor of RealClearPolicy. He can be reached by email or on twitter.

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