With or Without the Subsidies, Obamacare May Fall Apart
The Obamacare subsidies depend on Halbig’s outcome, and whether millions of Americans can afford their healthcare plans depends on the subsidies. At least, that’s the narrative. Commentators warn of a coming “death spiral” of extraordinary costs and insufficient incoming premiums as people cancel their plans without the subsidies. But what they’re ignoring is that Obamacare … [Read more…]
The White House Has to Respond to a Libertarian Health Care Policy Proposal!
I won a contest from PolicyMic with a proposal for fixing the Affordable Care Act. The proposal with the most “mics” in each of three categories, Local Education, National Engagement, and Policy Proposals, will receive a personal response from the White House. PolicyMic is the voice of our generation, and we’re using our exciting platform … [Read more…]
Millennials Must Move Beyond #HandsOffMyBirthControl to #HandsOffMyHealthInsurance
Recently, #HandsOffMyBirthControl trended on Twitter. It was a response to the Supreme Court’s decision to look into whether for-profit corporations must provide insurance covering birth control, even if they oppose birth control on religious grounds. Unfortunately, these short-sighted Tweets are missing the point. Religious business owners have their “hands” on birth control due to a … [Read more…]
Girl, Stop Letting Democrat and GOP Screw You. Give Libertarian a Chance.
Girl, when it comes to sex, we have really been getting screwed lately, am I right? We were promised free birth control, only to find out it came with canceled insurance plans and higher premiums. We looked at our other political option, only to see legally mandated transvaginal ultrasounds for committing the crime of miscarrying. … [Read more…]
Millennials Are Opting Out Of Obamacare Because It’s Not Insurance
Experts say that young, healthy people must enroll in ObamaCare’s health exchanges to cover the cost of insuring sicker, older people. It’s a simple math equation: Charge everyone roughly the same rate for access to basically the same product. The people who use it less will subsidize the people who use it more. The problem … [Read more…]