When Obamacare (PPACA) was passed in 2010, many congressional staffers were probably aghast that their bosses were dragging them along into the ACA Exchange abyss where only desperate Americans must Continue Reading….
Many people do not know that Obamacare (PPACA) put members of Congress on the ACA Exchange and kicked them off the Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) program. The law (section 1312) Continue Reading….
The data in the taxpayer health subsidies table below was obtained from various sources on the internet. The sources are listed at the end of this post. The taxpayer health Continue Reading….
Medicare spending is, and always has been controlled by private healthcare businesses whose primary goals center on the maximization of income and profits. Whenever healthcare reform efforts call for Medicare Continue Reading….
To get a handle on our government’s role in healthcare, let’s look at what the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), our government’s department for all things dealing with Continue Reading….
Welcome to my first Follow the Money blog post where I will look at why Republicans are embarking on a quest for Medicare privatization. The answer is not what you think Continue Reading….
Representative Tom Price’s nomination for Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) should be of concern to all Americans who are concerned about the future of Medicare. Is Representative Price Continue Reading….
The reason doctors hate Medicare today is simply because it, and only it, has the power to limit the unsustainable growth of doctors’ income. Doctors call Medicare’s efforts “governmental intrusion” in Continue Reading….
Medigap F Policy Phase-Out Like many Medicare beneficiaries without supplemental health insurance through a former employer or the government, my mom relies on a Medigap policy to pay for the out-of-pocket Continue Reading….
The Medicare & You 2017 handbook has very important pieces of information that can get lost in the 132 pages of text. Changing or dropping Medicare coverage, for example, can have Continue Reading….