Quick Read: Obamacare Just Got Easier to Implement, Not Harder
First there was the employer mandate delay. Then, ICYMI last Friday, the Obama administration delayed some consumer requirements, too. Specifically, people will not have to provide extensive documentation of income to qualify for subsidies to help pay for health insurance. Ezra Klein at the Washington Post argues the administration is trading bad press now (and yes, higher federal government costs) for easier implementation later.