Health Care

There have been many articles in the last year with some variation of the headline "GOP Surrenders on Obamacare." The stories mostly concern a tendency among some Republican policy elites to adopt the Washington conventional wisdom that Obamacare cannot be repealed because it has already become deeply entrenched in American life.

A recent New York Times article confirms a disheartening fact: Obamacare is a job killer. That comes as no surprise to economists who tried to warn Obamacare proponents six years ago. Employer mandates raise the cost of employing workers and, in the process, depress wages and reduce employment.

Washington Examiner's Philip Klein discusses the future of the Affordable Care Act.

In another example of the Obama Administrations Friday afternoon news dump, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is holding what they call a Pharmaceutical Forum on November 20, the Friday before the Thanksgiving holiday.

UnitedHealth, the biggest health insurer in the United States, is considering quitting offering coverage under Obamacare, just one month after discussing expanding coverage in 11 new markets.

The Obama administration recently issued a press release extolling the 10 million people expected to enroll in the (Obamacare) Marketplace for 2016.

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