New research: by 18 months, a word gap differentiates children living in low- and high-income homes. Ohio’s Governor, John Kasich circumvented his state legislature and pushed through the expansion of Medicaid under the ACA. Eduardo Porter maintains the ACA’s guaranteed access to low-cost health insurance will help bring down our country’s intractably high infant mortality rate.
The first numbers out of the gate were big: California’s marketplace, Covered California, got over 1.5 million hits in the first two weeks of implementation, more than any other state marketplace except New York. But there's more to the story.