Thursday, October 9, 2014

Health Care

National Journal | HHS Says Obamacare’s New Website Will Work. For Real This Time.
Federal health officials say they've reconfigured and rebuilt the Obamacare enrollment website to avoid a repeat of last year's disastrous launch.

Econ Comments & Analysis                                                                                            
CBO | Assessing the Design of the Low-Income Subsidy Program in Medicare Part D: Working Paper 2014-07
The structure of the Medicare Part D prescription drug program generally encourages plan sponsors to submit low bids. However, rules in the program relating to low-income beneficiaries generate a different set of incentives for plans seeking to serve those beneficiaries.
The Daily Signal | Gallup: US Uninsured Rate Holds at 13.4 Percent—but More Americans Say Obamacare Has Hurt Them
Releasing a pair of polls on the Affordable Care Act, Gallup noted Wednesday that the nation’s uninsured rate remained steady at 13.4 percent for the third quarter.