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Daniel JB Mitchell: Video: National Health Insurance Debate Under Nixon

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger

President Richard Nixon’s health care reform plan that he proposed in 1974, just another example of how President Nixon was ahead of his time and his plan looks very similar to what became the Affordable Care Act in 2010, or what is labeled as ObamaCare especially by its opponents. 107 more words

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How many use "the Media" for voting information

just another rant … and repost

The President says the time for talk is over; I agree, but if you read and or listen to the Media, who is now characterizing this President’s actions as frantic furious push to get health care reform done.  534 more words

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Affordable Care Act Has Saved American Consumers $9 Billion Under Medical Loss Ratio Rule

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has reported that American consumers have saved a total of $9 billion on their health insurance premiums since 2011 because of the Affordable Care Act. 246 more words

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Halbig v. Burwell Was Not an "Absurd" Result

Ilya Somin explains why:

In its recent controversial decision in Halbig v. Burwell, the US Court of appeals for the DC Circuit ruled that people purchasing health insurance under the Affordable Care Act are only eligible for federal tax credits if they do so through an exchange established by a state.

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Supreme Court Bound? Circuit Courts Split on Important ACA Provision

Opposing Decisions Issued on Premium Tax Credit Availability for Federal Exchange Participants

Two federal appellate courts looked at the same Health Care Reform issue and reached opposite conclusions. 118 more words

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More all-payer claims databases could mean more transparency

Over the past several years, many states have begun using all-payer claims databases (APCDs) to help create more  transparency throughout the health care industry. Similar to the Health Care Cost Institute’s new online consumer health care… 462 more words

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Why is the GOP afraid of Obamacare?

I’ve long been of two minds about  Obamacare.   Sometimes I think it is a complete mess and sometimes I think that, despite its complexity and obvious flaws, it will be of net benefit to the American public. 112 more words

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