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Trump administration unveils alternative to Obamacare

(CNN) — Americans will soon have one more alternative to Obamacare, thanks to the Trump administration.

Officials Tuesday proposed regulations that will make it easier to obtain coverage through short-term health insurance plans — which don’t have to adhere to the… 1,056 more words

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Trump administration unveils alternative to Obamacare

Americans will soon have one more alternative to Obamacare, thanks to the Trump administration.

Officials Tuesday proposed regulations that will make it easier to obtain coverage through short-term health insurance plans — which don’t have to adhere to the Affordable Care Act’s consumer protections — by allowing insurers to sell policies that last just under a year. 1,019 more words

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Snatching Defeat from the Jaws of Victory

Leave it to Congress to thoroughly muck up the swampy waters of Washington, D.C. even worse than they already are.

Republicans in the House, led by Speaker Paul Ryan, managed to seem even more ungovernable than a bunch of anarchists as the rollout of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) stumbled along. 263 more words

The Obamacare hot potato in Idaho

(Source: www.vox.com)

Idaho’s wild, unprecedented, and possibly illegal Obamacare experiment suddenly got very real this week.

You might remember from Sarah’s overview last month: Idaho has told health insurers that they can sell plans that do not comply with the Affordable Care Act’s regulations — those are the rules that prevent plans from discriminating against people with preexisting medical conditions and that require them to cover certain essential health benefits. 747 more words

Lifestyle

The Trust Fund Disease

As many Americans head towards retirement, and the sandwich generation are taking care of kids, as well as their parents, we learn more about Trusts in all forms.  502 more words

Social Media

Letter to Alvin Bragg (draft one)

Alvin Bragg, we learned recently, is the New York State Executive Deputy Attorney General for Social Justice.   This is the person, I discovered, thanks to a friend who alertly picked up a news release during a press conference with the Attorney General,  to whom my October 2017 letter to the A.G.   546 more words

Muttering To Myself