A Midsummer Night’s Health Wonk Review

June 14, 2018
Bill Shakespeare’s classic wedding comedy is about the nuptials of the Duke of Athens and the (former) Queen of the Amazons, and has absolutely nothing to do with this month’s ‘Review (I just liked...

May Health Wonk Review is up

May 17, 2018
Jason Shafrin, our favorite health care economist, hosts this month’s compendium of health care polity, policy and wonkery. Instagram-style. Really, and quite well done! Original content copyright © InsureBlog >>Insurance Books (Completed)...

Let’s make a (Health Care) Deal!

April 3, 2018
So, an interesting confluence of seemingly disparate health care financing lawsuits. First, the Golden State is suing an outfit called Sutter Health for a number of issues, including “ag clauses on hospital prices, ‘All-or-nothing’...

Ides of March Health Wonk Review

March 15, 2018
Our good friend David Williams hosts this month’s round-up of all things health wonkery. Do check it out. Original content copyright © InsureBlog >>Insurance Books (Completed)...

Triumph of Socialized Health “Care”

March 7, 2018
For certain values of “triumph,” of course. First up, the caring, compassionate folks at the Much Vaunted National Health Service© seem to really enjoy killing newborns: “The parents of a seriously ill toddler have...

Post-Valentine’s Health Wonk Review

February 16, 2018
Steve Anderson hosts this month’s eclectic collection of health care wonkery, with a decidedly Olympian effort. Do check it out! Original content copyright © InsureBlog >>Insurance Books (Completed)...

The Much Vaunted National Health System© kills a child…

January 31, 2018
And then the British justice system convicts his doctor. Seems legit: “The good that doctors do is oft interred by a single error … The most merciless expert witness was none other than Dr....

From the mailbag: No Choice Health Insurance

December 1, 2017
So, received this in email this morning: “Hello, my family and I are looking into health insurance assistance. One of our concerns about it is that we are looking for PPO plan and not...

Much Vaunted National Health System© strikes again

November 27, 2017
Another day, another MVNHS© screw-up:“A glamorous equestrian has been left in agony and vomiting her excrement after she claims minor keyhole surgery went horribly wrong“34-year old Kelly Yeoman was initially hospitalized for a small...

Another Government-run Health Care Success Story

November 15, 2017
Words fail: “A veteran committed suicide by setting himself on fire in front of a New Jersey VA clinic after staff at the clinic repeatedly failed to ensure he received adequate mental health care“...
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