More from The Standard

October 1, 2018
The innovative folks at The Standard strike again. Readers may recall our post last month about the carrier’s Family Care Benefit: “elp your client take time for caregiving. This benefit provides cash to replace...

Interesting news from HHS

July 31, 2018
Via email this morning: “, July 27, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) implementing a new policy that allows consumers to request same day Marketplace coverage termination (i.e., the termination...

From the ACA Bargain Bin

July 5, 2018
At an acquisition cost of $ 200,000 per enrollee? https://t.co/f68fBEM0QC — John Chamberlain (@misterchambo) July 4, 2018 This is a great point: imagine how much more efficient and effective health care financing and delivery...

Tales from the (Health Care) Front

June 25, 2018
■ First up, the joys of Government-run health “care,” wherein the VA continues its #Winning ways: “Secret data: Most VA nursing homes have more residents with bed sores, pain, than private facilities“ Sad and...

More Rocket Surgery from the MVNHS©

April 11, 2018
So, underscoring once again that (“free”) coverage ≠ care, the Brits’ Much Vaunted National Health System©, FoIB Sally Pipes tips us to this item: “Megan flew to Istanbul for private surgery late last year,...

From the P&C Files: AirBnB Issues

March 19, 2018
Several years ago, my daughters traveled to Vancouver (because reasons) and stayed in an AirBnB. What I most recall about the experience was that the hostess insisted upon “meeting” them on Skype and interviewing...

More Great News from the MVNHS©

March 2, 2018
Free health care rocks! Wait, what? The Much Vaunted National Health System© strikes again: “The conditions are so bad in U.K. hospitals that, in a letter to the nation’s government, 68 British emergency room...

From the Mailbag: A Toughie

February 5, 2018
This one seems to be a real poser: “I am hoping you can answer some questions I have. I’ve been looking at my marketplace application and it asks about dependents and whether or not...

More from Up North and Across the Pond

January 30, 2018
Perhaps you’ve heard the horrific story of the Canadian couple and their Caribbean Vacation from Hell: “Young couple contracts hookworms in feet at Punta Cana beach resort“ Well, turns out that the worms weren’t...

From the “You Can’t Make This Up” Department:

January 30, 2018
We already knew that fake people were being signed up for health “insurance” on the 404Care.gov site, so why am I not surprised to learn that: “Some 2015 HealthCare.gov Subsidy Applicants Were Dead“ Here’s...
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