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Tag Archives: health insurance

Let’s Break The Tie Between Health Insurance and Employment

To truly change our healthcare system for the better, we must separate employment from healthcare. Because employer sponsored health insurance is subsidized with tax exemptions to the tune of $170 billion a year, it is unfair for everyone who subudizes this but cannot participate because his employer does not offer insurance, and it deviates from […]

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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 But the U.S. Will-Part 2

I’m going to spend a lot of time discussing how Medicare collects its funds and pays its benefits because I believe that seniors need a full understanding of the process in order to fully understand the changes that will take place in the new healthcare reform legislation. As I said in the previous posts the Medicare Trust Funds […]

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The Real Death Panels-Private Health Insurance Companies

All people need healthcare to achieve, maintain, and restore health. The public confuses health insurance with healthcare. Health insurance is not health care.Your doctor and hospital provide healthcare and insurance companies merely get in the way by denying care or dropping coverage. The problems we face with our healthcare system are the direct result of for-profit health insurers […]

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Healthcare Reform-NOW

As reported today by the AP (http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2009/06/18/ap6562467.html), in the state of N.Y. insurance companies will no longer be able to use the databases which were established by one of the largest insurance companies UnitedHealth to determine what “usual and customary” charges should be on doctors/hospital bills?!? And, clients, like you and I, were not privy to the data-TOP […]

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