Greta Van Susteren claims not to like ObamaCare. Last night alone, she talked about how ObamaCare was destroying the insurance industry, destroying medical practice, compromising your privacy, and insuring that (unlike the “1%”) you would not have access to the top doctors treating your serious medical condition (and would be forced to die). Show More Summary
Iowa may be the latest Republican controlled state to expand its Medicaid program. The federal government is poised to approve a waiver that will allow Iowa to use federal funds to purchase private insurance for individuals eligible for the expansion while charging some a premium for their coverage. I’m not thrilled with the idea of [...]
Other than a paying customer, the second best thing for any business is a qualified lead. This is someone who is INTERESTED in the product or service you are selling and is qualified to buy it. If you are selling pool insurance, a qualified leads is not a millionaire who does not own a pool... Show More Summary
With thousands of Californian enrollees in Obamacare in danger of losing their insurance come January 1 thanks to a paperwork and online backlog, California’s Obamacare exchange, Covered California, is preparing to release personal information about applicants in violation of privacy rules. Show More Summary
by Kirsten Andersen MOUND HOUSE, NV, December 10, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Prostitutes at Nevada’s Moonlight Bunny Ranch brothel appear to be among the few remaining Americans still excited about Obamacare. After the disastrous rollout of the president’s signature health care legislation, the law’s…
The Obama administration gave Iowa a waiver today to expand Medicaid along lines similar to what Arkansas did earlier this year, in which Medicaid dollars will be used to buy insurance in the private marketplace. I'm OK with this as an experiment, and curious to see how it turns out. Show More Summary
Covered California, one of the crown jewels of the Obamacare state exchange system, could leave up to 25,000 people who have applied for coverage without beginning on January 1. Paper applications must be processed by December 23 in order for applicants to receive coverage by the new year; instead, there is a backlog of 25,000 such applications. Show More Summary
Is your pension fund or insurance company a leader or laggard when it comes to avoiding risky bets on the future impacts of climate change? A new survey released today finds that many major institutional investors, like retirement funds...Show More Summary
AW1Ed sends us a link to Fox News about the Missing in America Project which insures that veterans get the burial that they deserve; Like other veterans identified by the organization, Goulet said Friday’s group of South Carolina soldiers from Charleston, Horry and Lexington counties went unclaimed most likely because they had no known living […]
By Illuminati Investments: We've all seen myriad examples of advertisements claiming you could save money on insurance for your car, house, boat, houseboat, or even yourself, through a wide variety of different life insurance options. Show More Summary
[Content Note: Disablism; gun violence.]Last month, the Obama administration enacted new rules requiring health insurers to provide parity in coverage for treatment of mental illness and physical illness. (That is kind of a shitty distinction,...Show More Summary
Lack of regulation and debate over the merits of genetic testing for diseases has lead some insurance companies to avoid funding the technology. Illustration by Getty Images The day when a simple blood test or saliva sample can identify your risk for medical conditions ranging from cancer to Alzheimer's disease seems tantalizingly close. Show More Summary
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) announced Monday that he will forgo his own federal employer subsidy — one of at least a dozen Senators opting to pay the full cost of their own health insurance. The post Anti-Obamacare Senators Can Afford To Pay More For Insurance, But Their Staff Isn’t So Lucky appeared first on ThinkProgress.
We're inching closer to Obamacare's Dec. 23 deadline for purchasing insurance coverage that begins on Jan. 1. And with HealthCare.gov now working for most -- but not all -- consumers, questions are pouring in about how to actually make an … Continue reading ?
Tuesday on The Real Story, Fox's Gretchen Carlson invited fellow host Stuart Varney to help explain how some insurance companies appear to be keeping costs down under the Affordable Care Act by neglecting to cover certain medications for patients.
MORE than two months after Barack Obama’s health exchanges opened, most are working, up to a point. Shoppers on Healthcare.gov, the federal website for 36 states, can now compare insurance with greater ease. Some, however, do not like what they find. Show More Summary
By Nic Horton | The Arkansas Project Contrary to what some folks in Washington would have you believe, there is a way to help people with pre-existing conditions obtain health insurance without using Obamacare to do it. Our friends over at The Heritage Foundation, for example, suggest one approach that I found particularly interesting: establishing...
The GOP…Gay Opposed Probably Republican Dave Agema Says Gays Should Be Denied Spousal Benefits Because Of AIDS/HIV Via RawStory A Republican National Committee official said last week that same sex couples shouldn’t receive partner health care benefits because gay
It's been said to the point of becoming cliche that once Democrats passed significant health-care reform, they'd "own" everything about the American health-care system for good or ill. For some time to come, people will blame Barack Obama for health-care problems he had absolutely nothing to do with. Show More Summary
The Volcker Rule, which will limit the way in which banks can conduct risky trading operations using federally insured funds, is due to be adopted today. Is this a step in the right direction on banking reform? Yes. Does it end the Too Big To Fail Problem? No. Show More Summary