Obamacare Hits a BumpKrugman then goes into propaganda mode, but that he can't even ignore the collapse of Obamacare, as much as he would like to, provides a very good indication of how bad things really are.
More than two and a half years have gone by since the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, went fully into effect. Most of the news about health reform since then has been good, defying the dire predictions of right-wing doomsayers. But this week has brought some genuine bad news: The giant insurer Aetna announced that it would be pulling out of many of the “exchanges,” the special insurance markets the law established.
This doesn’t mean that the reform is about to collapse. But some real problems are cropping up.