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Medicaid Expansion in Red States

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman explains that Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s decision on Medicaid expansion via the Affordable Care Act is the latest sign of pragmatism slowly winning over ideology in red states.

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For All the ‘Grubergate’ Talk, Few Americans May Have Listened

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman examines the disconnect between Washington insiders and the public when it comes to attention paid to news stories like “Grubergate”.

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Our Fragmented Approach to Health-Care Costs

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman discusses this week’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services report on health spending and assesses the current effort to control health-care costs.

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Poll: Ebola Was a Bigger Story Than the Midterms

For The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman discusses what the public was more concerned about in November: Ebola or the results of the midterm elections.

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How 13 Million Americans Could Lose Insurance Subsidies

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman examines the potential impact if the Supreme Court rules in favor of the plaintiffs in the King v. Burwell case. Based on Congressional Budget Office estimates, Altman presents a new Kaiser Family Foundation analysis that shows that 13…

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Challenges to Forecasting Obamacare Enrollment for 2015

In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman explains why 2015 enrollment in the Affordable Care Act’s marketplaces is very hard to predict.

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