Oy Canada, Part 5,294

June 19, 2017
As we’ve often noted, the ACA was always designed as a path to a single payer, nationalized health “care” scheme. And we’ve also noted many times that CanuckCare (seems to be a primary role...

Part Time Disability?

April 10, 2017
Got this from Illinos Mutual the other day, thought readers might find it interesting: “Do all your Disability Income Insurance (DI) clients or prospects work full time? Probably not.” I’ve never really thought about...

#ACAWinning: Part 4,327

March 29, 2017
Yeah, about that 3000% rate decrease: “In Anchorage, premiums for a silver ACA plan for a 64-year-old couple making $ 82K a year = *$ 50,930* a year. That’s not a misprint.” The plan...

Replacement Wish List – Part 1

March 8, 2017
As I mentioned yesterday, I’m pretty underwhelmed by the newest iteration of PubbieCare©. For one thing, it’s much longer than it needs to be, which means it’s more complicated and top-heavy that it should...

Tale of Two DI’s: Part 2

February 13, 2017
In Part 1, we discussed the case of a neurologist who had some quirky ideas about both disability and homeowner’s insurance. As one might imagine, I’m still waiting to hear back from him (but...

Omens & Portents, Part Two

November 10, 2016
Via email an hour or so ago: “Important Notice: Discontinuance of Individual LTC Insurance SalesTo our LTC Distribution Partners and Producers:After a recent analysis of the macro-economic trends facing the long-term care (LTC) insurance...

Misspelling “3000% rate decrease” Part #8392

October 21, 2016
Sheesh:   Original content copyright © InsureBlog >>Insurance Books (Completed)...

If You Like Your Plan: Part #4,287

September 12, 2016
One of the most pernicious claims made by President Obama (and his surrogates) has been the promise that “if you like your current insurance, you can keep it.” No rational person ever actually bought...

ObamaTax #Fail (Part 2,693)

August 3, 2016
Context: Counterpoints: ■ “Illinois Insurers to Increase Premiums as High as 45%“ The Prairie State’s Blue Cross affiliate (by far the most popular – for certain values of “popular”) is asking for rate increases...

O’Care Hall of Shame (Part 367)

May 26, 2016
So, the McKinsey Center for U.S. Health System Reform has released the findings from its most recent survey of the last Open Enrollment (its 8th such). Those of us who’ve been following along at...
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