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Vermont not SIngle Payer

Gov.Shumlin of Vermont has announced that he has given up trying to create a single payer medical system in Vermont. This is not surprising. There is no way that single states can obtain the authority to pool the present health care funding of our present system. 112 more words

Quick Notes

Extended again: To get health coverage for Jan. 1, you have until Dec. 31

The deadline to sign up for health plans through MNsure has been extended again – to Dec. 31.

Anyone who wants to sign up for insurance through Minnesota’s health exchange for coverage from Jan. 274 more words


MNsure Extends Enrollment Deadline To Dec. 31

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s health insurance exchange has extended the deadline for a second time to give residents more time to enroll for coverage that takes effect Jan. 135 more words


National Trends in the Cost of Employer Health Insurance Coverage, 2003–2013

National Trends in the Cost of Employer Health Insurance Coverage, 2003–2013
Source: Commonwealth Fund

Looking at trends in private employer-based health insurance from 2003 to 2013, this issue brief finds that premiums for family coverage increased 73 percent over the past decade—faster than median family income.

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Business And Economics

What The Fudge! Über progressive Vermont ditches America's first attempt at single-payer health insurance after taxes prove too high

Reason Magazine: Vermont is saying a sad goodbye to its hopes of enacting America’s first single-payer health care system.

The reason the state says it won’t pursue the plan is that it’s just too expensive. 234 more words


Really? You Can Shop For Health Insurance?

After the implementation of the Affordable Care Act on 2012, everyone now has a chance to acquire health insurance plans that are reasonably priced. Part of the Affordable Care Act, or the ObamaCare is a… 213 more words