Suck it up, Buttercup

January 11, 2013
New York’s Nanny Mayor Bloomberg has a message for folks in pain: “ost public hospital patients will no longer be able to get more than three days’ worth of narcotic painkillers like Vicodin and...

Monthly billing: Is this something?

January 11, 2013
Got email today from Anthem (Blue Cross/Shield) announcing that they’re doing away with billing modes other than monthly: “All Individual under 65 members who currently pay their premiums on other than a monthly basis...

Defining Affordable

January 10, 2013
The people in DC who are the” have done awarded Affordable “Care Act (almost) what they was able to make health care and health insurance affordable UN. Seems like hardly a day or a...

The ObamaTax shooting blanks?

January 10, 2013
This is odd: According to the video, the ObamaTax specifically prohibits collecting info on legally owned guns and ammo. But you know us: we couldn’t just take the media’s word on this. So, off...

Cavalcade of Risk #174: Risky Risk

January 9, 2013
Nina Kallen hosts this week’s outstanding collection of risk-related posts, with a twist: she’s nicknamed this edition “the Cavalcade of Risk of Risk, in honor the many posts that discuss how an obvious risk...

Risky Bulbs

January 9, 2013
About 3 years ago, we noted some of the dangers of those new-fangled “curly bulbs” (CFLs) that are now mandated for our continued lighting needs: “In addition to toxic mercury, our Neighbors to the...

Have it your way … or not

January 9, 2013
Maybe it’s something to do with the company name, do that begin with W: ” Walmart, the nation’s largest private employer, plans to newly hired employees denied health insurance, less than the 30 hours...

Biting the hand…

January 8, 2013
Last we looked, insurance behemoth American International Group (AIG) had been the recipient of almost $ 200 billion in American taxpayer largesse. The good news is that they’ve (apparently) re-paid all of this, plus...

ObamaTax Schadenfreude

January 8, 2013
Maybe it’s a bit inhumane of me to satisfaction in the fact that the young people, the overwhelmingly to confirm the ObamaTax is now of the” benefits “of this decision: “. A new study...

The topsy-turvy world of health care

January 8, 2013
Overlawyered found this gem in an otherwise reasonable report on continuing findings of the Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care: “In the topsy-turvy world of health care, doctors and hospitals have a very powerful influence...
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