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pre-existing condition

‘Is this thing on?’

July 11, 2013 – The media's coverage of the implementation of the health care reform law has been so much like the way most reporters cover political… 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

A helping hand for Rep. Marsha Blackburn

March 28, 2013 – In fact, one of the real objectives of the “Time for Affordability” PR and advertising campaign the insurance industry is waging is to… Read more

Predicting the future of insurance premiums

January 22, 2013 – Today, many Americans are asking, "Will my premiums go up in 2014?" There is no simple answer ... but the answer for many Americans is that… Read more

Could Romney repeal Obamacare? No.

October 18, 2012 – Mitt Romney’s web site makes a bold promise: ‘On his first day in office, Mitt Romney will issue an executive order that paves the way… Read more

GOP duo’s fuzzy math catches up to them

September 10, 2012 – "For 30 years, Republicans have been getting away, politically, with providing fuzzy numbers about so many things. The Romney campaign has… Read more

The Supremes and pre-existing conditions

June 24, 2012 – If the Supreme Court overturns the individual mandate that would require most Americans to buy insurance, it may rule that if everyone… Read more

The waiting game: anticipating SCOTUS

May 25, 2012 – While America waits for the U.S. Supreme Court to make its decision about health reform, is the health care system standing still? Quite… Read more

In sickness and in health

April 30, 2012 – Mr. and Mrs. Romney might ponder why so many people whose lives have been altered by chronic disease and disability become passionate… Read more

A family’s health insurance ‘rabbit hole’

April 5, 2012 – Two years from now, when the main pillars of health reform become operative, young families will be able to buy decent coverage through an… 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

Kill health reform? not on their lives. (pt. 3)

May 7, 2011 – The health reform law is making consumers without coverage or poor coverage more likely to seek preventive care and, thus more likely to… Read more