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Medicare Advantage Crisis is Here

PPACA (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) has ramifications across the entire health insurance market. Besides the 10-15 million private insurance end of contract notices, now the Medicare beneficiaries are seeing the beginning of the 700 plus billion in cuts … Continue reading

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Future Predictions for Healthcare in America

According to the recent Presidential vote, we as a nation do in fact wish to nationalize healthcare.  We do believe that a larger federal government is the answer to our woes and finally, it is ok to ask for more … Continue reading

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What Should Replace the Affordable Care Act?

In my prior piece, I explained that health insurance plans and government programs shield patients from the true cost of services provided, leading to expensive healthcare by creating artificial supply and demand curves.  Individual patients and proper market dynamics will … Continue reading

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Stockton seeks bankruptcy; comparing the cost of a city with the cost of healthcare

Putting Numbers in Perspective  July 27th it was announced that Stockton, California, with about 300,000 residents and a $700 million debt load, is set to become the largest U.S. city ever to seek Chapter 9 protection and file for bankrupcy. … Continue reading

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Medicare For All?

This is the sign in the upper photo of the Wall Street Journal’s front page July 29th 2012. This appears to be the sentiment of the people cheering for the Supreme Court’s decision. Poor folks, they think it will be … Continue reading

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Why PPACA is Bad: Real Solutions for Healthcare Reform

I have considered many elements of the healthcare debate, and have renewed confidence that there are more practical ways to fix the system.  The aim of this piece is to comment on the flaws of the current health care system, … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Premiums Rise Sharply-10/07/2011

Health insurance premiums are rising far faster than inflation or wages.  Doesn’t this make it obvious that things are amiss?  Perhaps there is price fixing?  The mandate forcing citizens to buy insurance (Obamacare) merely “feeds the citizens to the wolves” … Continue reading

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