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JeffSingleton - Fri, Dec 20, 2013, 11:16 A
"The Flop"
Speaking of websites.... there has been a lot of typically superficial and confusing stuff about the ACA website problems but this one, if true, is quite interesting.

http://www.nybooks.c...healthcare-gov-flop/

The next phase of the ACA media feeding frenzy - if the ever get over the phony controversy of people's policies being cancelled - may be the issue of "age imbalance": not enough young, health people sign up for the ACA which then becomes more expensive for the older, less healthy people:

http://www.realclear...ce_hikes_121009.html

But will this really be a big problem? Policy analysis with biases to be sure but not partisan junk policy analysis...

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wo nkblog/wp/2013/12/17/why-obamacare-wont-spiral-into-fiery-actuarial-doom/

and

http://kff.org/healt...affordable-care-act/
 
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