An Unaffordable Aspect of the Affordable Care Act

When I started my PhD program at Florida State University, I had the option of waiving the student insurance, which I chose to do. Living on a measly stipend, even with the aid of student loans, did not lend itself to what I saw as a luxury: paying thousands of dollars for insurance to cover […]

Big Changes in Fine Print of Some 2015 Obamacare Plans

by Charles Ornstein, Lena Groeger and Ryann Grochowski Jones ProPublica, Dec. 4, 2014, 10:57 a.m. This story was co-published with The New York Times’ The Upshot. At first glance, the 2015 health plans offered by the Ohio nonprofit insurer CareSource look a lot like the ones it sold this year, in the Affordable Care Act’s […]

Obamacare Could Be a Boost for Entrepreneurship.

How The Health Care Law Could Spur New Businesses — ATC on NHPR (@NHPRATC) March 12, 2014 I have long argued that one advantage of a universal health care system is that it would help both entrepreneurs and those in creative fields (like bloggers!) because it would separate health coverage from corporate or bureaucratic […]