In a debate on the (great) Diane Rehm show yesterday (around minute 43 of the broadcast), the argument was made that Obamacare was leading employers to move full-time workers onto part-time schedules to avoid the employer mandate. I pointed out that this is inconsistent with the evidence shown below, i.e., the fall in the number of… Read more
Over at the WaPo. And I got more words to fool around with than usual! I tried, you’ll let me know how successfully, to bring some nuance to the argument, as the point is decidedly not “look, we’ve done all this great policy and the US recovery is stellar!” It’s that contrary to what I… Read more
Over at PostEverything, the House is expected to vote today in support of a really bad idea re Obamacare and the employer mandate.
This deserves more time than I’ve got right now, but be sure to see this post from my CBPP colleague Jesse Cross-Call showing a difference of more than 2 percentage points in projected Medicaid cost growth between states that expanded the program under the Affordable Care Act and those that did not. To give you… Read more