Sidebar Update News

February 14, 2018
FoIB Roger Downey has launched a new health news aggregating site, and it’s quite interesting: “My Healthcare Report is the healthcare version of the Drudge Report without the politics. There is nothing else like...

Life Insurance Poser: An Update

December 20, 2017
So, a few weeks ago I met with the widow of a client to complete the paperwork for filing a death claim. Complicating things was the fact that he died during the contestability period,...

P&C Files Update

August 3, 2017
Last Fall, we blogged on Kanye West’s health issues, specifically as they applied to the cancellation of much of his concert tour schedule. In that post, we noted that Mr West had apparently purchased...

#ACAWinning: Status Update

June 21, 2017
From FoIB Holly R, two (interesting?) developments: 1 – Some Evergreen state citizens are in for a shock come November: “Two Washington State Counties Lack ACA Health Insurer for 2018“ The local Blue Cross...

UHC vs Premier: Mid-June Update

June 20, 2017
Got another letter from Premier today. Basically, they’re lamenting that UHC isn’t folding like a cheap suit offering more concessions. Premier says that they’ve agreed to hold off on rate increases until year’s end,...

#ACAWinning Update

May 18, 2017
■ Remember when we were told, over and over again, how ObamaCare would “cure” the problem of so many uninsured Americans? And that it was “for the children?” Turns out – and you’ll want...

MVNHS© vs Baby Charlie: An Update

May 5, 2017
Regular readers may recall last month’s post on Baby Charlie, the infant with a rare genetic disorder that the Much Vaunted National Health System© didn’t want to pay for. But that’s not even the...

Premier Health Update: Will they connect the dots?

May 4, 2017
So the other day we reported that Premier Health and United Healthcare had parted ways: “olks with either individual or group medical plans from UHC are no longer able to receive services at Premier...

From the Trenches: Sharing Ministry Update

April 4, 2017
As Health Sharing Ministries continue to gain ground, we continue to collect anecdata thoughtfully shared with us by our readers. Today, FoIB Thomas L reports on his own recent experience: We are using a...

An Update on The Risk Corridor – Death Spiral Edition

November 29, 2016
I’ve written about Obamacare’s Risk Corridor provision many times. From the Rubio Amendment to Suing for the Slush Fund we have learned that not only was government funding this leg of the 3R’s likely illegal...
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