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Health Insurance Companies Are Fighting Back to Deny You the Healthcare You Deserve!

The Affordable Care Act of 2010 among other things will require private health insurance companies to insure all Americans regardless of any pre-existing conditions. Congress included provisions in the law to improve the quality and value of private coverage for everyone. One such provision creates standards that make sure health plans spend a minimum amount […]

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Medicare Won’t Go Broke If We All Chip in To Fix the System

The Supreme Court ruling on Congressional authority effective put the states who were filing suits to block healthcare reform in their rightful place. As reported in the LA Times on May 18, justices voted 7 to 2 to give Congress ‘broad authority’ to enact all laws that are ‘necessary and proper’ to carrying out its constitutional power. The […]

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Medicare Won’t Go Broke-But Until We Qualify There’s A Chance Many of Us Will!

If you don’t get health insurance from your employer many of us in the 50 to 64 age bracket have a tough time finding an individual policy because of pre-existing conditions and costs. If you happen to reside in a state that has a high risk insurance pool (35 states do) you can get a policy, but […]

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Medicare Won’t Go Broke-But It Can Go Away (so can Social Security)

Those of you out there calling for less government intrusion into our lives, be careful for what you wish for. Smaller government? Cut taxes? Socialism? Well, if it wasn’t for “social concern” there wouldn’t be Social Security or Medicare! For all you out there who are over 65, about forty percent of the U.S.  budget goes for Medicare and […]

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Medicare Won’t Go Broke-Part 3

If Medicare is to continue to provide excellent healthcare to seniors without breaking the bank there are certain reforms that had to be taken. In the healthcare legislation signed into law by the President (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act)the Medicare program was strengthened by closing the doughnut hole and providing free preventive care. […]

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