Obamacare architect Ezekiel Emanuel is out with a new book praising the law, and his predictions for the number of Americans that will enroll far exceed the goals the administration is failing to meet.
My must read of the day is “New health insurance marketplaces signing up few uninsured Americans, two surveys find,” in the Washington Post.
The White House announced another Obamacare delay late Wednesday, a move that will let health insurance companies to continue offering plans that do not comply with the standards set by the Affordable Care Act.
The Wall Street Journal reports:
The Obama administration further postponed a provision of the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday, the latest in a series of changes that have delayed or pared back the health overhaul so much that many of its ambitious goals won’t be achieved during its first years in full effect. […]
Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (R., Ill.) will introduce a bill Thursday to keep track of the $1.8 trillion that will be spent on Obamacare in the next 10 years, Fox News reports.