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October, 2016

Increasing health insurance premiums.

Escaping the crush of premium increases

October 14, 2016 – If health insurance rate hikes make you feel stuck between a rock and a hard place, take heart. These strategies may offer a way… Read more

Obamacare rate hikes.

Who’s bearing the brunt of rate increases?

October 14, 2016 – While headlines about huge rate increases and carrier exits have been everywhere over the last few months, they only apply to the 7 percent… Read more

Trump has "nothing" for health care plan.

Debate offers only a glimmer of hope for healthcare

October 10, 2016 – More than anything, ACA requires pragmatic, bipartisan problem-solving in an era of divided government and unprecedented polarization… Read more

Jerry Maguire and health insurance greed.

History (of health carrier greed) repeats itself

October 9, 2016 – You can be certain the companies that are dropping out of several Obamacare markets next year will return if they can get Congress and the… Read more

Pundit health wonk review.

Health Wonk Review for October 7, 2016

October 8, 2016 – Thanks to Joe Paduda for posting this week's Health Wonk Review over at Managed Care Matters (and special thanks to Joe for posting early… Read more

Irene Aguilar, MD

ColoradoCare: Cure for an ailing healthcare system?

October 7, 2016 – ColoradoCare has no deductibles, no copays for preventive and primary care, and waives other copayments when they cause financial hardship.… Read more

Bill Clinton.

Live from Bill Clinton’s id, an ACA alternative

October 6, 2016 – Has Bill Clinton actively contemplated a Medicaid buy-in, or was his suggestion just a slip of the… Read more