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MALKIN: Obama Lied. My Third Health Plan Just Died.

Posted: October 12, 2016 at 6:00 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Once was a shock. Twice was an outrage. Thrice is a nightmare that won’t end. Over the past three years, my family’s private, individual health insurance plan — a high-deductible Preferred Provider Organization — has been canceled three times. Our first death notice, from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, arrived in the fall of 2013. […]

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Utah Republican Urges Paul Ryan to File Lawsuit Over Obama Administration’s Use of Obscure Fund to Settle With Insurers

Posted: October 7, 2016 at 2:24 pm   /   Friends

Republican Rep. Chris Stewart of Utah has mounted a campaign urging House Speaker Paul Ryan to initiate a lawsuit against the Obama administration over the potential use of a fund the Treasury Department oversees to pay federal legal claims to settle with insurance companies suing the government. Stewart is circulating a letter to his Republican […]

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Obama Administration Is Willing to Break the Law to Save Obamacare

Posted: October 4, 2016 at 2:22 pm   /   Friends

President Barack Obama’s signature health care law is failing and his administration will go to seemingly any length to prop it up. You know the famous quote from Animal Farm that “all animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others?” This was George Orwell’s attempt to point out the hypocrisy that many […]

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Blue States Pursue Public Option Using Obamacare ‘Innovation’ Waivers, as Red States Proceed With Caution

Posted: October 3, 2016 at 2:59 pm   /   Friends

A rarely discussed aspect of Obamacare, one that appeared to give states an “exit strategy” to avoid provisions of the health care law, is likely to become more widely known next year. But while states led by Democrat governors are beginning to see “innovation waivers” as a way to change their health care systems—and move […]

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Stopping Another Obamacare Bailout

Posted: October 3, 2016 at 1:35 pm   /   Friends

When President Barack Obama made his case to the American people for Obamacare, he promised that it would both lower health insurance premiums and not add to the national debt. Neither has been true. One way Obamacare has been adding to the deficit is through illegal bailouts of insurance companies operating Obamacare plans through the […]

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GOP Lawmakers Pressure Administration Over Obamacare ‘Bailout’ for Insurers

Posted: September 28, 2016 at 2:30 pm   /   Friends

GOP lawmakers in the House and Senate are pressuring the Obama administration for additional information on whether they plan to settle with insurance companies suing the government over a program written into Obamacare, which they warn would serve as a “multibillion dollar bailout” of those insurers. Republicans in the House and Senate sent separate letters […]

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Cost-Sharing Plans: The Alternative to ‘Traditional’ Insurance and Obamacare

Posted: September 26, 2016 at 7:00 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Since the dubious Affordable Care Act (ACA; also known as Obamacare) became law, scores of Americans have seen costs and deductibles of their once cherished health insurance plans increase significantly, while noting they receive fewer benefits once enjoyed prior to interference by Hope and Change. Though all Americans are now required to carry health insurance, […]

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Conservative Groups Put Spotlight on Obamacare ‘Bailouts’ for Insurers

Posted: September 20, 2016 at 3:03 pm   /   Friends

Bemoaning “insurer bailouts,” conservative groups warn of a possible fight in a lame-duck session of Congress over two programs written into Obamacare to give extra money to insurance companies. Freedom Partners, a nonprofit chamber of commerce, launched a campaign last week urging lawmakers to allow the two Obamacare programs to expire, as they are set […]

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3 Simple Ways to Win the Debate on Obamacare

Posted: September 19, 2016 at 2:03 pm   /   Friends

Before March 2010, health care reform was already a divisive political issue. People chose sides for very personal reasons, which made it a difficult topic to discuss using an indoor voice. Then Obamacare hit the scene. Promises made were not kept, and Americans are still facing the consequences—including higher premiums, fewer choices of doctors, and […]

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