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Why the Medicare Part D-Obamacare Comparison Is Making Less and Less Sense
The Health Care Blog

With the possible exception of one phrase — “it’s a marathon, not a sprint” — defenders of Obamacare have repeatedly invoked the same warning. Don’t be too critical of the Affordable Care Act’s new marketplaces. Medicare Part D had a rocky rollout, too. “In terms of confusion, lack of knowledge, and misinformation, the current situation with exchanges resembles the situation that prevailed when Part D enrollment opened,” Daniel McFadden, a UC-Berkeley economist and Nobel laureate, told the Wall Street Journal‘s David Wessel earlier this month.

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