Selected links to health policy, economics and other news articles, 3/11/13:

Repealing Obamacare is a nonstarter, but many Americans don’t like the law

Ryan calls for both Obamacare repeal and finding ‘common ground’ in budget fight

Research ties economic inequality to gap in life expectancy

Smaller States Find Outsize Clout Growing in Senate

G.O.P. in Arizona Is Pushed to Expand Medicaid

Privatizing the Medicaid expansion: ‘Every state will be eying this.’

The high costs of Medicare’s low prices

Fiscal Cliff Health Care Policy Fix Is Good for Rural Patients and Taxpayers

Dwindling Deficit Disorder

AHIP launches TV aid campaign to stop Medicare Advantage cuts