Opinions from the ObamaCareFacts.com staff. Read opinion editorials and other blog types articles about the Affordable Care Act.

ObamaCare Risk Corridors

ObamaCare created “risk corridors” to spread the risk of taking on the uninsured between insurers and taxpayers. The profitable insurers pay in each year, the unprofitable one’s take money out, the government puts a little money in the pot, and everyone except the GOP is happy. Essentially risk corridors work like this: Risk corridors keep the price of…

Price-Gouging CEO and the Effects on For-Profit Pharma

Profit creates competition on a good day, on a bad day a 32 year old ex hedge fund guy under investigation hikes an AIDS drug from $13.50 to $750 to profit off the sick and taxpayers. This event raises the question: How do we avoid price-gouging on taxpayer subsidized items and how much profit and regulation belongs in drugs and treatments that treat chronic illness?