How Many Sharks Can the #GOP Jump Before the Party’s Over?

Josh Gerstein’s piece, “5 questions about John Boehner’s lawsuit against Barack Obama,” in Politico┬áis a frank and candid examination of the pros and cons, both short- and long-term, to both sides in the GOP House lawsuit against the president. At this point, I consider the lawsuit to be an idiotic and colossal waste of time … More How Many Sharks Can the #GOP Jump Before the Party’s Over?

Jesse Ventura on ‘Obamacare’: Health care is a human right, rips apart the GOP

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Over 10 million Americans now have access to affordable health care by either the private marketplace or through an expansion of Medicaid because of the Afforda Greg Russak‘s insight: Jesse, were you of these opinions before you went off the grid? I’m impressed. ­čÖé See on http://www.examiner.com

Number of HIX Enrollees Who Paid First Premium in Dispute

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst How many individuals and families that selected a health plan in the federally facilitated health insurance marketplace have paid their first month s premium? Depends on whom you ask. Greg Russak‘s insight: No, it does not depend on whom you ask.   Can we just call this "dispute" what it … More Number of HIX Enrollees Who Paid First Premium in Dispute

As ACA Signups Skyrocket Towards 7 Million Fox News Claims Obama Is Cooking the Books

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst As the number of people who are enrolling in the ACA’s private insurance plans surges towards 7 million, Republican Sen. John Barrasso and Fox News Sunday teamed up to claim that President Obama is cooking the books. Greg Russak‘s insight: If you’re still listening to and believing anything from the … More As ACA Signups Skyrocket Towards 7 Million Fox News Claims Obama Is Cooking the Books

The ‘Protection’ in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Part of the Protection in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act comes from the fact that insurers can no longer sell us junk insurance. It starts with the Essential Health Benefits in the PPACA. One way for all of us to think about and talk about the PPACA and EHBs are like minimum food … More The ‘Protection’ in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act