More Life Insurance Horribles

November 2, 2017
That’s not how this works: “Natalie Finn’s parents took out two life insurance policies on their adopted daughter before the 16-year-old died from starvation and abuse in the family’s West Des Moines home“ The...

And some more anecdata

October 2, 2017
Another in our (seemingly unending) series. Amy has had her grandmothered United Healthcare HSA-compliant plan since 2013. It sports a $ 3,000 annual deductible, after which all covered expenses are paid for at 100%....

More from the 3000% Rate Decrease Dept

September 29, 2017
Shot (via co-blogger Bob V): “ insurance officials Wednesday gave approval to premium increases of more than 50 percent for the four insurers participating in next year’s insurance exchange in Georgia.” That’s actually...

More ObamaPlan Anecdata

September 18, 2017
So, two (more) examples: ■ Email from Betty: “Don’t know if you’ll remember me, but in April/May 2016 you had helped me evaluate health insurance for me with my husband retiring.  It ended up...

Buh-bye, Grammy! (And More)

August 23, 2017
We’ve noted previously that it was only a matter of time before grandmothered health insurance plans would begin to be phased out. Now (thanks to FoIB Jeff M) comes the first confirmation of the...

More on Baby Charlie? Yes. Much more. And you need to know it.

July 4, 2017
I think Charlie Martin’s linked report here is the best of many I’ve seen on this terrible situation – because Martin provides specific facts and steers away from emotionalism found in previous reports. I’ve also...

More ACA Anecdata

June 27, 2017
Another wonderful renewal case study. As we’ve reported over the years, we have a number of grandmothered plans (“If you like your plan, you can keep it.”)(“But make no changes“). Ralph and Laura (and...

The More You Know: Flooding the zone

June 26, 2017
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More ACA Anecdata

May 30, 2017
Another in a continuing series on the impact of ObamaCare on the lives of ordinary citizens: Sally and Dave are longtime clients, with a Grandmothered plan boasting a $ 5,000 per person deductible, then...

More #ACAWinning, BX-style

May 30, 2017
Another day, another Blue Cross blues story. Or rather, a couple BX blues stories: ■ Not to run up the score, but about that “if you like your plan, you can keep it” promise?...
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