People like GA Republican Rep “Buddy” Carter and the rest of the GOP are either misleading Americans or out-and-out lying to them. They either don’t know the difference or are intentionally obfuscating the difference between healthcare and health insurance *choices* by either unwittingly or knowingly talking about them as if they are one and the … More The difference between healthcare and health insurance explained (mostly for Republicans and Trump’s acolytes)
To PPACA Detractors: The federal government doesn’t set insurance premiums. Insurance companies set premiums. State Departments of Insurance must review and approve each and every insurance product sold in their state. The only limitations put on insurance company premiums by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is that insurance companies can no longer sell … More Health insurance companies keep making the case for single payer
While the uninsured rate has dropped to a record low of 13.4% nationwide, according to Gallup figures, rates differ dramatically across states. Here are the top 10 states with the best uninsured rates in the aftermath of health care reform implementation, according to Wallethub. Source: eba.benefitnews.com What’s one of the things all 10 states have … More 10 States With Lowest Uninsured Rates Post-ACA
Josh Gerstein’s piece, “5 questions about John Boehner’s lawsuit against Barack Obama,” in Politico is a frank and candid examination of the pros and cons, both short- and long-term, to both sides in the GOP House lawsuit against the president. At this point, I consider the lawsuit to be an idiotic and colossal waste of time … More How Many Sharks Can the #GOP Jump Before the Party’s Over?