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The utter nonsense of the Republican no insurance mandate argument

When you live as part of a society you don’t always get to pick and choose what you want that primarily benefits you, because if you choose wrong, that society is frequently obligated to bail you out. 334 more words

Healthcare

Health Care Insurance Premium Determination Must Evolve to Pay-as-You-Play

Let’s begin by saying that in this age of uber technology, tracking and scanning, heath care insurance companies must be well equipped to distinguish between those who are “unhealthy” via unhealthy living, i.e. 654 more words

Health

Managed Care and Rural Health: Medicaid and CHIP Managed Care Final Rule

In FY 2016, total Medicaid Expenditures — including the US Territories, administrative costs, and accounting adjustments — exceeded $574 billion. Meanwhile,  rural health outcomes are poor, and the health care utilization rate among rural residents is low compared with the nation’s urban residents. 398 more words

Medicaid

Congressional Budget Office: Repeal of Individual Mandate in Tax Reform Bill Would Result in 13 Million Americans Becoming Uninsured

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has issued this updated analysis of the impact of the repeal of the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, which was included in… 148 more words

Health Care Reform

This comes under the “I told you so” category

The Democratic apoplexy over potential repeal of the Obamacare mandate was all political from the start as was the Republican assumption of savings from its repeal. 394 more words

Healthcare

Healthcare Freedom: FL bill would protect "direct primary care agreements"

Recently filed legislation in the Florida House, HB 37, seeks to protect direct patient/doctor agreements from burdensome government regulations by establishing in law that a “Direct Primary Care agreement” and the act of entering into such an agreement is… 311 more words

Legislation

ACA, Individual Mandate, and the "Crocodile Tears" of the Left

The crocodile tears of people like NY Senator Schumer really piss me off.

He weeps for the individual mandate going away, but completely ignores the reality of the millions of people who get no or minimal subsidies for healthcare, and literally cannot afford to buy it anymore. 714 more words