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September 04, 2013 8:30 AM How Do You Want Your Children to Get Health Insurance in 20 Years?

How do you want your children to get health insurance in 20 years?This was the first slide, and the last slide that I showed the Wake Forest, North Carolina Chamber of Commerce Health Care Summit yesterday. I was trying to...

By Don Taylor

August 19, 2013 8:47 AM Young, Healthy and Rich Need Obamacare, Too

Health insurance isn’t like other forms of insurance. It’s not protection against the unlikely; it’s insulation against the inevitable. Most people never use their fire insurance. Almost everyone uses their health insurance. Eventually. The key is that not everyone uses...

By Ezra Klein

August 06, 2013 12:35 PM It’s Not Just Obamacare. There’s a lot About Health Insurance Americans Don’t Understand

True, Americans don’t understand some fundamentally important details of Obamacare very well. But it’s not just Obamacare. They don’t understand lots of fundamentally important details of today’s health insurance products.Consider health savings accounts (HSAs). A recent survey for Fidelity Investments...

By Austin Frakt

July 19, 2013 10:33 AM Why Does Obamacare Look So Good in New York? Largely Because the Policy Was so Terrible Before

Fans of Obamacare are cheering the massive drop in individual health insurance premiums in New York State. But it should be acknowledged that Obamacare looks so good in the Empire State in part because the health insurance policy that came...

By Keith Humphreys

July 19, 2013 9:14 AM Why Obamacare Needs 2.7 Million Young People

Sarah Kliff and Ezra Klein wrote, How many younger people are needed each year to hold down premiums depends on how many people sign up for the marketplaces. If the total this year is 7 million people, then about 2.7...

By Austin Frakt