Obamacare

How Obamacare Should Have Rolled Out

by Admin 11.10.2013

Our government knows how to pay for things. But it doesn’t often know how to do them correctly. That’s why three young San Francisco coders were able to create a site in a very short period of time that solves many of Healthcare.gov’s problems. The site, HealthSherpa.com is what’s known as a”front-end” for Obamacare. A good […]

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ObamaCare and You

by Admin 09.23.2013

Obamacare is like cilantro: people either love it or hate it. However, unlike cilantro, Obamacare can’t be avoided. It is going to happen, for better or for worse. I’ve spent twenty-five years thinking about the need for health care reform in the US, starting in the 80’s when Intergroup, Arizona’s first health maintenance organization, was […]

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A Doctor Talks About ObamaCare Issues

by Admin 02.13.2013

A physician friend of mine answered my last post about Obamacare’s unintended consequences privately. I asked him if I could share his comments if I kept him anonymous, so I said I would. Here it is: I read your last newsletter regarding your surprise and disappointment with your recent experience on the fringes of Obamacare […]

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Law of Unintended Consequences Strikes Obamacare

by Admin 02.08.2013

Well, the Affordable Care Act has already kicked in. And the law of unintended consequences is again running amok. Beware if you are on Medicare or Medicaid, and even several private plans: Because I have mitral valve prolapse (benign abnormality) I go every couple of years to the cardiologist to have it checked. When I […]

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