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Putting 2015 Health Care Premium Rates into Context

Lisa and Manuel Valera sign up for Obamacare article icon Issue Brief Contrary to conservative arguments, premium rates in the individual marketplace are not expected to increase significantly under the Affordable Care Act next year.

By Tony Carrk | Monday, May 19, 2014

Tony Carrk

Tony Carrk is the Vice President of Policy and Research at American Progress. Carrk returned to American Progress after two years at the Democratic National Committee, or DNC, where he worked as the director of rapid-response research and was a member of the President Barack Obama’s debate-preparation team during the 2012 presidential election. He served […]

Monday, August 19, 2013

GOP Medicare Proposal Doesn’t Work Like Members of Congress’ Health Care as Republicans Claim

House Republicans are falsely claiming that under their budget Medicare beneficiaries would get health insurance the same way as members of Congress, write Tony Carrk and Nicole Cafarella.

By Tony Carrk and Nicole Cafarella | Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Myth vs. Fact: Health Care Reform in Massachusetts

article icon Issue Brief Nicole Cafarella and Tony Carrk debunk many of the myths opponents propagate regarding Massachusetts’s experience with health care reform.

By Nicole Cafarella and Tony Carrk | Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Ryan’s Budget Attempts to End Medicare and Shift Costs to Seniors

Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget continues the conservative “cause” to eliminate Medicare as we know it, writes Tony Carrk.

By Tony Carrk | Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act

article icon Issue Brief Tony Carrk responds to recent false attacks conservatives have made against the Affordable Care Act.

By Tony Carrk | Monday, March 21, 2011

Crippling Care, Crippling Jobs

Tony Carrk explains why conservative calls to convert federal Medicaid payments into block grants would cripple health care for our neediest citizens while throwing millions of others out of work.

By Tony Carrk | Monday, February 28, 2011

Interactive Assessment: Judge Vinson’s Affordable Care Act Decision

cursor icon Interactive The Center for American Progress demonstrates why Vinson’s ruling in Florida is wrong or purposively misleading in every section.

By Neera Tanden, Ian Millhiser, and Tony Carrk | Wednesday, February 2, 2011

How Conservative Attacks on Health Care Reform Will Affect You

Repealing health care reform will cost jobs and increase premiums, administrative costs, and deficits, writes Tony Carrk.

By Tony Carrk | Wednesday, January 5, 2011