While the Affordable Care Act passed years ago, this summer of pre-implementation brought with it heated debate, and now icy stalemate. With just hours left before the opening of the new healthcare exchanges, we highlight five top reads from the last couple weeks covering healthcare policy and the evolving financial fight over Obamacare:
Yuval Levin, Where are Health Costs Headed? National Review
Johnathan Cohn, Obamacare Is About to Go Live. Here's Why It Was Worth the Wait. The New Republic
Jon Hancock, Lessons from the Obamacare Data Dump, Kaiser Health News
Sarah Kliff, How the White House thinks about Obamacare’s launch, Washington Post
Top-picks contributed by Angela LaScala-Gruenewald (EIC), Anna Stapleton (Contributing Writer) and Eric Wessan (Opinion Editor).
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