Posts by month

June, 2013

100 days until ACA enrollment starts

June 22, 2013 – Sunday, June 23, marks 100 days until the first day that people will be able to enroll in an affordable health insurance plan through the… Read more

Obamacare and the disability community

June 19, 2013 – Sam Bagenstos, one of the nation's leading experts on disability law, talks with Harold Pollack about the Americans with Disabilities Act… Read more

“It’s not health insurance. It’s bankruptcy insurance.”

June 17, 2013 – I was approaching 60 years of age; I had exhausted my savings to pay for a private health insurance policy that was no longer financially… Read more

Medicare fraud and for-profit hospitals

June 13, 2013 – Update: Sure enough, HMA CEO Gary Newsome has announced that he will be retiring July 1. Newsome, 55, said in a news release that he is… Read more

Health Wonk Review for June 5, 2013

June 13, 2013 – Jason Shafrin, over at the Healthcare Economist, took a game show approach to the most recent edition of the Health Wonk Review and we must… Read more

Cost and coverage of the Affordable Care Act

June 4, 2013 – The video here is of my comments at the Center for Health Administration Studies' 50th Anniversary celebration. It covers why I am so proud… Read more