Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Read Rosemarie’s published articles and blogs related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Making Sense of Health Reform: ACA Themes Supported by Republicans

When I started this blog three years ago, I focused largely on health reform, and specifically the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  My goal was to help “make sense” of the overwhelming amount of new information about exchanges, insurance market reforms, and more.  We are in another time of turmoil, this one generated by the changes … Continue reading Making Sense of Health Reform: ACA Themes Supported by Republicans

ACA at Five Years-Five Things Worth Celebrating/ 5 Year Highlights (7/8/15)

Source data: Katherine G. Carman, Christine Eibner and Susan M. Paddock. “Trends In Health Insurance Enrollment, 2013-15,” Health Affairs, May 2015, which cites RAND’s Health Reform Opinion Study. The ACA at Five Years – Five Things Worth Celebrating The Affordable Care Act (ACA) turned five this spring without a lot of fanfare.  Unlike other milestones in the ACA’s … Continue reading ACA at Five Years-Five Things Worth Celebrating/ 5 Year Highlights (7/8/15)

Personal Reflections on Health Reform, Then and Now (12/15/16)

It’s been a month since the election, and it’s taken me some time to formulate my thoughts.  I’m generally a “cup half full” sort of person, but this has been a tough time.  It’s painful to confront the harsh daily rhetoric about repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), especially since I’ve spent the last ten … Continue reading Personal Reflections on Health Reform, Then and Now (12/15/16)

Making Sense of Health Reform: ACA Themes Supported by Republicans (6/29/17)

When I started this blog three years ago, I focused largely on health reform, and specifically the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  My goal was to help “make sense” of the overwhelming amount of new information about exchanges, insurance market reforms, and more.  We are in another time of turmoil, this one generated by the changes … Continue reading Making Sense of Health Reform: ACA Themes Supported by Republicans (6/29/17)

The Wall Street Journal: States Watch Iowa’s Push to Reshape Health Law

“The most urgent thing for states is to stabilize the markets,” said Rosemarie Day, a health strategist and former chief operating officer of the Massachusetts exchange. But the waiver process also “opens the door to trying to accomplish some things Republicans are trying to do,” like limiting benefits currently required under the ACA. “This could … Continue reading The Wall Street Journal: States Watch Iowa’s Push to Reshape Health Law