Tax refunds will be cut for ACA recipients

Susan Tompor Detroit Free Press via USA Today 9/21/2014

A significant benefit of the Affordable Care Act is the opportunity to receive money-saving tax credits up front to cut the overall cost of health insurance, but now hundreds of thousands of consumers could owe back some of that money next April.

Those affected took advance […]

GOP senators unveil first health care plan in an Obamacare world

Philip Klein The Washington Examiner 1/27/2014

Republican senators on Monday unveiled a plan to replace President Obama’s health care law that reflects the limitations on GOP health policy created by the rollout of Obamacare.

Sens. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, would repeal Obamacare as part of the Patient Choice, Affordability, […]

Outsourcing the jobs Americans won’t do?

British firm awarded huge contract to take over Obamacare

Joe Saunders BizPac Review 7/5/2013

A big part of Obamacare is in British hands.

And the news in Friday’s New York Times came with exquisite, if unremarked, timing.

Under the headline, “Big Contract Is Awarded to Administer Health Rollout,”

The Times reported:

“Racing to meet an […]

Obamacare? We were just leaving …

Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman Politico 6/13/2013

Dozens of lawmakers and aides are so afraid that their health insurance premiums will skyrocket next year thanks to Obamacare that they are thinking about retiring early or just quitting.

The fear: Government-subsidized premiums will disappear at the end of the year under a provision in the health […]

Two months of arguing over 10 hours of savings

Washington proves again it’s incapable of course correction.

Mark Steyn The Orange County Register 1/4/2013

The politics of the “fiscal cliff” deal is debatable: On the one hand, Boehner got the “Bush tax cuts” made permanent for most Americans; Obama was forced to abandon his goal of increasing rates for those earning $250,000. On the […]

Orszag: Obama lost leverage for fiscal fights ahead

Susan Crabtree The Washington Times 1/3/2013

Despite Democratic claims to the contrary, President Obama’s former top budget adviser thinks his old boss has lost leverage for the budget battles to come in the wake of this week’s deal avoiding an immediate fall over the “fiscal cliff.”

In comments Wednesday on CNBC that were instantly circulated […]