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The Sickness of American Healthcare
on 20 Sep 2017
, latest 2 months ago The truth is our healthcare system is sick, and the Affordable Care Act has been little more than a bandage on a compound fracture. The ACA cut the rate of...
Mitch McConnell Wants You to Be Confused - Senate Sets Up a Slew of Health Votes to Try to Pass Anything
on 26 Jul 2017
, latest 4 months ago Pay attention to what Republicans in Congress are really doing. McConnell cajoled his caucus into beginning a debate without revealing the text of all the bills that will be considered....
Analysis: Trump will take health care credit or cast blame
on 14 Jul 2017
, latest 4 months ago WASHINGTON â€” If congressional Republicans succeed in repealing and replacing "Obamacare," expect a big Rose Garden celebration with President Donald Trump taking credit. If they fail? Trump has already indicated...
The gospel according to the House and Senate health care bills
on 2 Jul 2017
Posted 5 months ago Now we are engaged in another great civil war. That's what a Republican leader is calling the congressional and national battle over health care. "We have a health care civil...
Lee Camp: Here's Why There Is No Legitimate Healthcare Debate In This Country
on 27 Jun 2017
, latest 5 months ago I find it hard to get involved with the healthcare debate in this country because I believe there is no healthcare debate in this country. I donâ€™t believe it exists....
Morality of tax deductions for health insurance/accounts and collective bargaining by insurance companies
on 15 May 2017
, latest 6 months ago I've been thinking about health care a bit from the free market perspective. Let's assume for this argument that people don't have the right to health care, but they do...
Mayo Clinic to give preference to privately insured patients over Medicaid patients
on 17 Mar 2017
, latest 8 months ago Mayo Clinicâ€™s chief executive made a startling announcement in a recent speech to employees: The Rochester-based health system will give preference to patients with private insurance over those with lower-paying...
And Jesus Said Unto Paul of Ryan ...
on 18 Mar 2017
, latest 8 months ago A woman who had been bleeding for 12 years came up behind Jesus and touched his clothes in hope of a cure. Jesus turned to her and said: â€œFear not....
How my insurance company fucked me
by someone else
on 6 Mar 2017
, latest 9 months ago A suggestion from a reader: give people a place to publicly say how their insurance company fucked them. Good idea. Please name names. This is why we need single-payer health...
Have you received your benefits packet for 2017?
on 24 Sep 2016
, latest a year ago 20% increase to my premium, and my coinsurance went from 25% to 50%. So, a $200 increase/month for half the plan. When will The idiots who thought this was a...
California Signs Assisted Living Bill into Law - Dignity
on 5 Nov 2015
, latest 2 years ago With the stroke of a pen, California Gov. Jerry Brown made it legal for physicians in the state to prescribe lethal doses of medications if their terminally ill patients wish...