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White House Shrugs Off “Consistently Inaccurate” CBO Score

The White House has released its official statement with regard the CBO score, noting their “consistently inaccurate” and pointing out that “we know the facts.” Following a Tweet right after the release of CBO’s official score of the House Healthcare Bill… The White House issued a full statement on CBO Healthcare Report The CBO has […]

New Mexico Health Insurer Seeks 80% Premium Increase As Senate Ramps Up Repeal Efforts

As Democrats continue their efforts to ‘Resist 45,’ which apparently includes throwing their unwavering support behind Obamacare, we get yet another sign of just how broken the healthcare exchanges around the country are.  According to the Associated Press, New Mexico Health Connections will seek an 80% increase in premiums for the 2018 plan year: All […]

Anthem Drops Obamacare In Ohio: 300,000 Without Insurance? Gruber Strikes Again

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, House Speaker Paul Ryan’s attempt to replace Obamacare was sheer madness. Left alone, Obamacare was imploding anyway. Republicans should have waited for Democrats to beg them to “do something”. Left alone, Obamacare was imploding anyway. Republicans should have waited for Democrats to beg them to “do something”. Republicans should […]

Bizarro World: Some Republicans Now Defending “Failing” ObamaCare

For months now we’ve warned, as have many prominent Republican legislators, that Obamacare is on the verge of collapse (see “Obamacare On “Verge Of Collapse” As Premiums Set To Soar Again In 2017“).  It’s not that shocking really as the fundamental concept behind the legislation made it doomed from the start.  The idea was that, […]

IRS Deals Major Blow To Obamacare Mandate

Submitted by Peter Suderman via Reason.com, The tax agency has stopped requiring individual filers to indicate whether they maintained health coverage or paid the mandate penalty as required under the law How much difference does a single line on a tax form make? For Obamacare's individual mandate, the answer might be quite a lot. Following […]