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Read the latest on uninsured Americans

There’s more to the uninsured rate than meets the eye

That may seem alarming. But a closer look at the data reveals that many are uninsured by choice. Affordable coverage is available to them. They’ve opted not to take it. And that’s largely the result of bad healthcare policy. Roughly two-thirds of uninsured Americans went without coverage in 2022 because ...
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Read how the demand for long-term healthcare will grow

Medicaid should not be for middle class

America is aging. Between now and 2050, the number of people older than 64 will increase by more than half, to 86 million. Nineteen million of those seniors will be older than 84. That means demand for long-term care will grow. Residential care with nursing coverage can cost more than $100,000 ...
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Read Sally Pipes' latest at Newsmax

Progressives’ Obsession With Coverage Numbers Leaves Patients Behind

Democrats have long based their critique of the U.S healthcare system on the fact that millions of Americans lack insurance. But it’s important to note that many of those folks are uninsured by choice, according to a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation. And the left’s approach to health policy is ...
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Obamacare Advocates Say You’re Better Off With Fewer Choices, Don’t Believe Them

Open enrollment in Obamacare’s exchanges is near its end. Consumers have until Jan. 16 to purchase coverage that will take effect in February. The federal government appears to think that Americans are not equipped to pick a suitable plan. So it’s limiting the number that insurers can offer. According to ...
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Dear Governors: Just Say ‘No’ To Medicaid Expansion

Once upon a time, Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion seemed like a blue-state fantasy. But that’s hardly the case anymore. Today, 40 states and the District of Columbia have taken advantage of the Affordable Care Act’s move to open the program to able-bodied Americans with incomes below 138% of the federal poverty level. Even ...
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How Obamacare tax credits spike premiums

For the health insurance industry, Obamacare open enrollment, which started last month, is the most wonderful time of the year. Millions of Americans are signing up for plans on the exchanges. Each click of the “submit” button adds a fistful more dollars to insurers’ bottom line. Open enrollment comes complete with tax credits ...
Commentary

Medicaid spending is on the rise — progressive policies are to blame

Medicaid expenditures totaled more than $805 billion in 2022, according to new data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. That’s a 9.6% increase compared with 2021. The data are the latest indication of just how big Medicaid has become. And that’s no accident. For years, progressives have advanced policies that have nudged millions more ...
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How 2024 Republican presidential candidates should talk about healthcare

Republican presidential candidates are once again talking about healthcare policy. At a debate earlier this month, Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) discussed the need for more affordable healthcare. Vivek Ramaswamy called for a more competitive insurance marketplace. The renewed interest in healthcare among Republicans came on the heels of former President Donald Trump’s assertion that he’d seriously look at replacing ...
Commentary

Read Sally Pipes' latest at Newsmax

GOP Shouldn’t Squander Trump’s Revival of Obamacare Debate

Former President Donald Trump recently revealed he is “seriously looking at alternatives” to Obamacare. As he put it in a post on Truth Social, “[t]he cost of Obamacare is out of control, plus, it’s not good Healthcare.” Those comments should have come as good news to lawmakers looking to reduce the ...
Commentary

Read Sally Pipes' latest at Forbes

There’s Nothing Crazy About Donald Trump’s Pledge To Replace Obamacare

Former President Donald Trump made waves late last month when he announced that he was “seriously looking” at replacing Obamacare if elected to a second term. Democrats’ reaction to this announcement was unsurprising. President Joe Biden leapt into action to defend his former boss’s signature healthcare law, claiming that Trump’s plan would “rip away ...
Commentary

Read the latest on uninsured Americans

There’s more to the uninsured rate than meets the eye

That may seem alarming. But a closer look at the data reveals that many are uninsured by choice. Affordable coverage is available to them. They’ve opted not to take it. And that’s largely the result of bad healthcare policy. Roughly two-thirds of uninsured Americans went without coverage in 2022 because ...
Commentary

Read how the demand for long-term healthcare will grow

Medicaid should not be for middle class

America is aging. Between now and 2050, the number of people older than 64 will increase by more than half, to 86 million. Nineteen million of those seniors will be older than 84. That means demand for long-term care will grow. Residential care with nursing coverage can cost more than $100,000 ...
Commentary

Read Sally Pipes' latest at Newsmax

Progressives’ Obsession With Coverage Numbers Leaves Patients Behind

Democrats have long based their critique of the U.S healthcare system on the fact that millions of Americans lack insurance. But it’s important to note that many of those folks are uninsured by choice, according to a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation. And the left’s approach to health policy is ...
Commentary

Obamacare Advocates Say You’re Better Off With Fewer Choices, Don’t Believe Them

Open enrollment in Obamacare’s exchanges is near its end. Consumers have until Jan. 16 to purchase coverage that will take effect in February. The federal government appears to think that Americans are not equipped to pick a suitable plan. So it’s limiting the number that insurers can offer. According to ...
Commentary

Dear Governors: Just Say ‘No’ To Medicaid Expansion

Once upon a time, Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion seemed like a blue-state fantasy. But that’s hardly the case anymore. Today, 40 states and the District of Columbia have taken advantage of the Affordable Care Act’s move to open the program to able-bodied Americans with incomes below 138% of the federal poverty level. Even ...
Commentary

How Obamacare tax credits spike premiums

For the health insurance industry, Obamacare open enrollment, which started last month, is the most wonderful time of the year. Millions of Americans are signing up for plans on the exchanges. Each click of the “submit” button adds a fistful more dollars to insurers’ bottom line. Open enrollment comes complete with tax credits ...
Commentary

Medicaid spending is on the rise — progressive policies are to blame

Medicaid expenditures totaled more than $805 billion in 2022, according to new data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. That’s a 9.6% increase compared with 2021. The data are the latest indication of just how big Medicaid has become. And that’s no accident. For years, progressives have advanced policies that have nudged millions more ...
Commentary

How 2024 Republican presidential candidates should talk about healthcare

Republican presidential candidates are once again talking about healthcare policy. At a debate earlier this month, Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) discussed the need for more affordable healthcare. Vivek Ramaswamy called for a more competitive insurance marketplace. The renewed interest in healthcare among Republicans came on the heels of former President Donald Trump’s assertion that he’d seriously look at replacing ...
Commentary

Read Sally Pipes' latest at Newsmax

GOP Shouldn’t Squander Trump’s Revival of Obamacare Debate

Former President Donald Trump recently revealed he is “seriously looking at alternatives” to Obamacare. As he put it in a post on Truth Social, “[t]he cost of Obamacare is out of control, plus, it’s not good Healthcare.” Those comments should have come as good news to lawmakers looking to reduce the ...
Commentary

Read Sally Pipes' latest at Forbes

There’s Nothing Crazy About Donald Trump’s Pledge To Replace Obamacare

Former President Donald Trump made waves late last month when he announced that he was “seriously looking” at replacing Obamacare if elected to a second term. Democrats’ reaction to this announcement was unsurprising. President Joe Biden leapt into action to defend his former boss’s signature healthcare law, claiming that Trump’s plan would “rip away ...
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