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Do We Really Want to Repeal the ACA?

More than 25 states are arguing before the supreme court the constitutionality of mandating everyone buy health insurance? If the supreme rules in their favor, it will likely bring down the entire bill. I don’t think most Americans know what’s at stake here. If the entire law was struck down say good bye to the […]

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Do We Really Want to Repeal the Entire Healthcare Law?

A federal judge in Florida ruled that the entire ACA was unconstitutional. Yes, you heard right; he ruled that the entire law depended on the individual mandate, therefore, ruling the entire law null and void. Twenty six states took part in the suit. Now we must wait for the appeal which will be hears by […]

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The ACA Must Strengthened, Not Repealed!

An interesting article by the insurance company maverick Wendell Potter in Newsweekon November 5 caught my attention. The title of the article is, “Repeal and Replace? Not so fast. An insurance-company defector explains why the most controversial provision of the healthcare law will survive.” If you’re not familiar with Mr. Potter he was the communications director for the […]

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Containing The High Cost of Healthcare By Providing Primary Care

While we ponder how the new Republican-controlled US House of Representatives will tackle healthcare reform, there are some practicle issues I wanted to revisit with you. I particular, we should discuss how healthcare expenses are unevenly distributed across the population: For example, analysis of health care spending shows that: Five percent of the population accounts […]

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The Doctor Is In-No More Waiting For An Appointment

ZocDoc is a free service that allows patients to book doctor and dentist appointments on line. This service began in September ’07 and in the beginning of this month it added Dallas to its provider list. Doctors must pay between $200 and $250 a month, depending on specialty, to be listed on ZocDoc.com. ZocDoc offers more […]

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