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2011

2011: a very good year for health reform

December 30, 2011 – You will hear a lot of bashing of "Obamacare" during the current political season. But while we wait for full implementation of health… Read more

Health reform’s 10 essential benefits will help

December 21, 2011 – The fact that the Affordable Care Act defines ten mandatory categories of "essential benefits" provides a "floor" of coverage that can not… Read more

Young adult coverage saves us all money

December 16, 2011 – Ensuring young adults are covered now saves us all money down the line and gives parents and their kids the peace of mind that they'll have… Read more

Medical loss ratio is gift that keeps on giving

December 10, 2011 – It is heartening to know that the medical loss ratio rule will keep a lid on the amount of our premiums that can be spent on marketing,… Read more

What has ACA done for you, lately? Lots.

December 2, 2011 – Most of the health reform act pertaining to the uninsured and restraining health care costs will not be implemented until 2014. But in the… Read more

Know your state health insurance exchange

October 31, 2011 – Whether you’re happy about it or not, your state is, at this very moment, very likely moving to set up a state health insurance exchange.… Read more

Mitt Romney: father of health reform?

October 12, 2011 – Bombshell reveals the White House not only used Romney's legislation as a blueprint for the ACA, but that Romney's advisors met with Obama… Read more

What would Jesus do … for the uninsured?

September 15, 2011 – How did we get to this point ... where an audience at a Presidential debate feels comfortable laughing about the fate of a man who… Read more

Questions about the Affordable Care Act?

August 31, 2011 – Not entirely sure when state health insurance exchanges will take effect? Curious about Grandma's new free preventive services? Call… Read more

Ruling could start citizens’ fight for ACA

August 18, 2011 – Americans have now seen much of what that the health reform bill promised - and for all of the threatened intrusion in our lives, health… Read more

Mandated summary of benefits long overdue

August 18, 2011 – Starting in 2012, all health plans and plan issuers must provide a Summary of Benefits and Coverage that clearly spells out for buyers… Read more

Controversy over women’s health wrong

August 3, 2011 – The focus of Monday's announcement was clearly about prevention and a huge commitment to preventive services for… Read more