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“...

Health Wonk Review – Notable Quotables edition

November 9, 2017
Our good friend (and favorite health care economist) Jason Shafrin hosts this week’s fun, uniquely designed roundup of health care fun and policy. Original content copyright © InsureBlog >>Insurance Books (Completed)...

Health Wonk Review: The Sky is Falling edition

October 26, 2017
Our good friend David Williams hosts this week’s health care policy and polity roundup, all the more impressive because he is recovering from being hit by a car. As usual, David does a great...

Health Wonk Review: Pink edition

October 12, 2017
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so please forgive this brief detour: I’m raising money to fight breast cancer with my team: Love, Hope and Faith. Our walk is on Saturday, October 21st in...

Health Wonk Review is up

September 28, 2017
Brad Wright hosts this week’s collection of post-repeal fatigue, and includes helpful commentary on each post. Thanks, Brad! Original content copyright © InsureBlog >>Insurance Books (Completed)...

The Obamacare Health Insurance Fee. It’s baaaaaack!

September 25, 2017
The so-called “Health Insurance Fee” levied as part of Obamacare was given a moratorium for one year, 2017, but will apply again in 2018. This Fee increased overall premiums by around $ 13 billion...

Legislation Summer Health Wonk Review

September 14, 2017
Our friend Louise Norris hosts this week’s eclectic collection of health care punditry. As usual, she provides excellent context with each link. Kudos, Louise! Original content copyright © InsureBlog >>Insurance Books (Completed)...

In case you’re wondering why your health insurance is so expensive.…

September 6, 2017
Two weeks ago, I woke up with a minor pain in my back, which rapidly got worse. I had a small kidney stone.I went to the local ER, spent three excruciating hours(!) pacing the...
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