Posts by year


New $2,000 medicare deductible?

October 14, 2010 – Republican senate hopeful Rand Paul, speaking on FOX News Sunday, suggested that in the near future, seniors should pick up of the first… Read more

Voters waking up

October 6, 2010 – It’s about time. The sad saw that voters have rejected health care reform has worn out its welcome. A new survey shows that a clear… Read more

Keep … uh … MY hands off my benefits

August 31, 2010 – It's just one more interesting twist in the never-ending health reform saga. On the one hand, a recent poll shows that public support… Read more

Meet my mother, the death panel

August 4, 2010 – Mom's advanced care consultation felt nothing like any "death panel." If anything, it was a "life-affirming" panel. She was my advisor… Read more

CEO gives health insurance industry an “F”

August 3, 2010 – We know it’s stating the obvious to say that the health insurance industry was not pleased by the outcome of the battle over health… Read more

Just what the patient ordered?

July 23, 2010 – When you start talking about the recently passed health reform legislation, there’s a good chance you’re headed for an… Read more

A country with real death panels

July 16, 2010 – This story in The New York Times reminded us of the old saw about the guy who felt bad about not having shoes until he met a man with no… Read more

Administration promotes ACA via Web site

July 15, 2010 – Say what you will about the recently passed health reform legislation – good or bad – but you can’t say that its supporters are… Read more

Health reform is being hated less ;)

June 24, 2010 – If you listen to John Boehner, health reform is not only completely abhorrent to the critics who pummeled it for months on end, but… Read more

U.S. is #7, but it appears we’re trying harder

June 23, 2010 – Like Avis, the United States is apparently not Number One – not in health care performance at least – when compared against a bunch of… Read more

Happy three month anniversary for ACA

June 22, 2010 – President Obama likes his health reform legislation. Go figure. And today, he also gave consumers more reasons to like the legislation –… Read more

What health reform has done for you lately

June 22, 2010 – Do it today – submit your questions about health reform progress to Maybe if you ask nicely, Katherine Sebelius will actually… Read more