- The doldrums of August are finally coming to an end. However, there are still enough days left for one final rigamarole over the Affordable Care Act.
- What's the fuss this time around? Well, same as all the other times—it's about cost.
- Some say premiums will be more expensive under Obamacare ...
- ... while others say such fears are "overblown."
- Truth is ... we're mostly unsure how things will unfold at this point. And, the people we trust most on health care—doctors—may be unreliable sources. Great.
- Both camps of Obamacare war are sending out their best troops to either sing the gospels of health-care reform, or try their damnedest to dismantle it.
- Bill Clinton will give a speech on health care in Little Rock, Arkansas on September 4.
- And Tea Partiers are invading the Texas Capitol this week to call for a complete gutting of Affordable Care Act funding.
- A handful of Republican-controlled states are still trying to resist implementation, and making it harder for everyone else.
- But it's not all doom and gloom. Michigan approved an expansion of their state Medicaid program on Tuesday, proving once again that there's a way for Republican states and Obamacare to get along.
- Despite delays and disagreements, the federal health insurance exchanges are still scheduled to debut on October 1. After then—and only after then—will we see how this long drama ends.
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