Category Archives: politics

What drives insurance premium costs? It’s not what you think.

Before the House GOP health care bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act stalled, there was some discussion by lawmakers to repeal the “essential health benefits.”  These were mandatory requirements created by the Affordable Care Act that most … Continue reading

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Medicaid while you work

It’s a tagline from politicians that we’ve heard before for the Welfare program – and now they have their eyes set on Medicaid.  If you are able bodied to work and you want Medicaid, you better find employment or be … Continue reading

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overheard on healthcare

With all that’s been going on lately in health policy, you would think I’d be motivated to write a lot about health care and health policy.  Sadly, that is not the case.  I will share with you something I texted … Continue reading

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AHCA and the disenfranchised

The American Health Care Act would harm LGBT people, people living with HIV, and Black and Latino Americans, according to Fenway Institute analysis: The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health released a policy brief titled What the American Health Care Act … Continue reading

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Happy Presidents Day

Wish I could say the same thing about someone else…

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When they call you a snowflake or a libtard…

When they call you a snowflake, remind them of a this: Put a lot of snowflakes together and you get a snowball, perfect for throwing back at.  Put even more together and you get an avalanche, a force so powerful … Continue reading

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DeVos vote

I know a lot of you are praising Senators Murkowski and Collins for voting against Betsy DeVos but bear in mind they both sat on the Senate committee and voted to move her nomination to the full Senate. They both … Continue reading

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