Posts by year

2014

Expired milk.

Just how bad are junk health policies?

January 10, 2014 – In the pre-2014 individual health insurance market, the plan options ran the gamut from great to horrible. How could such worthless… Read more

Large ship.

Don’t expect ‘spiraling premiums’ in 2015

January 4, 2014 – Reinsurance, risk corridors and risk adjustment are ACA provisions specifically designed to stabilize new health plans, especially in the… Read more

Star Telegraph.

Anatomy of an Obamacare ‘horror story’

January 3, 2014 – "A lack of fact checkers does not explain why the newspaper ignored the news that one of its 'victims' had found good coverage. No editor's… Read more

An E.R.

Medicaid – and what having it means to ERs

January 2, 2014 – Although the dollars at stake are small, this finding will probably generate much partisan sniping related to health reform. Liberals will… Read more

Obamacare victims.

Obamacare’s ‘victims’

January 2, 2014 – When ‘victims’ step forward, reporters need to investigate these claims. If newspaper editors and television producers are willing to… Read more