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Harvard Prof’s meet Obamacare and they don’t like it

Allow me to translate for you. Harvard Professors are spoiled brats. Talk about “checking your privilege” Harvard Ideas On Health Care Hit Home, Hard – NYTimes.com. “Harvard is a microcosm of what’s happening in health care in the country,” said … Continue reading

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Dilemma over deductibles: The flip/flop in health care..

Dilemma over deductibles: Costs crippling middle class. Physician Praveen Arla is witnessing a reversal of health care fortunes: Poor, long-uninsured patients are getting Medicaid through Obamacare and finally coming to his office for care. But middle-class workers are increasingly staying … Continue reading

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High deductibles and skipped care

Skipped care a side effect of high-deductible health plans | Local News | The Seattle Times. Cammi Chase was thrilled to think she had solved the conundrum that is individual health insurance. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act and federal … Continue reading

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Do the math, a Dr. Shortage is coming

Why the Doctor Can’t See You: Newsroom: The Independent Institute. The introductory portion of the article documents how preventive care alone has the ability to create full employment for doctors. In other words, demand exceeds supply… When demand exceeds supply, … Continue reading

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Obamacare’s enemies are still math and reality

Unable to Meet the Deductible or the Doctor – NYTimes.com. Patricia Wanderlich got insurance through the Affordable Care Act this year, and with good reason: She suffered a brain hemorrhage in 2011, spending weeks in a hospital intensive care unit, … Continue reading

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Rate relief for resort areas…

New Obamacare map could cut insurance costs | AspenTimes.com. Redrawing the maps will still leave resort county residents with some of the country’s highest Obamacare premiums. Salazar said the new lineup of insurance regions could bring cost down between 4 … Continue reading

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New low for Obamacare

CNN Poll: Health care law support drops to all-time low – CNN Political Ticker – CNN.com Blogs. Only 35% of those questioned in the poll say they support the health care law, a 5-point drop in less than a month. … Continue reading

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Colorado’s canceled health insurance count tops 200K

Colo.’s canceled health insurance count tops 200K – The Denver Post. More than 200,000 Coloradans are losing their health insurance because of the federal overhaul, the state Division of Insurance reported Thursday in a count of lives on health plans … Continue reading

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What Happens if Young People Don’t Sign Up for ObamaCare?

What Happens if Young People Don’t Sign Up for ObamaCare? | Fox Business. Herrick says insurers wanted to have the average age of enrollees around 40-41 years old, but in states like Kentucky, the average age is trending a decade … Continue reading

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Top Hospitals Opt Out of Obamacare

Surprise! – Top Hospitals Opt Out of Obamacare – US News and World Report. “This doesn’t surprise me,” said Gail Wilensky, Medicare advisor for the second Bush Administration and senior fellow for Project HOPE. “There has been an incredible amount … Continue reading

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Dropped Coverage: One Cancer-Surviving Doctor’s Story in the Age of Obamacare

The PJ Tatler » Dropped Coverage: One Cancer-Surviving Doctor’s Story in the Age of Obamacare. And now, Obamacare is costing his own family its insurance. What the article doesn’t make particularly clear is that Dr. Carpenter does have access to … Continue reading

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Hospitals reject six ObamaCare plans

Be careful out there – Hospitals reject six ObamaCare plans | New York Post. While most people have only 4 classes of plans to choose from, Bronze, Silver Gold and Platinum the big issue is the completeness of the network. … Continue reading

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Worst Law Passed in Four Decades

Obamacare: Worst Law Passed in Four Decades Must Be Stopped, Says Stockman | Daily Ticker – Yahoo Finance. (video at link) So why should it be repealed? It is the worst law ever passed in the last four decades by … Continue reading

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Study: Insurance costs to soar under Obamacare

Study: Insurance costs to soar under Obamacare – CBS News. New research from the Manhattan Institute estimates that insurance rates for young men will rise by 99 percent. Rates for younger women will rise between 55 percent to 62 percent, … Continue reading

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Colorado’s Insurance Commissioner Braces For Bumps In The Road

Colorado’s Insurance Commissioner Braces For Bumps In The Road – Capsules – The KHN Blog. Colorado, which is preparing for the Oct. 1 launch of its new online insurance marketplace, expects bumps in the road as residents start enrolling in … Continue reading

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