(Un)common Sense (Un)common Sense

You know those warning labels on things like hair dryers? The ones that tell you not to use the hair...

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8:23 PM

An ObamaTax Exchange Prediction (1,000 Words) An ObamaTax Exchange Prediction (1,000 Words)
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6:15 PM

Breaking: Actual ObamaTax Rates (Tar Heel State edition) Breaking: Actual ObamaTax Rates (Tar Heel State edition)

A friend of mine, who lives in the Wilmington area, just received his 2014 "renewal" from ...

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11:18 AM

ObamaTax Exchange Jitters - Part 1 ObamaTax Exchange Jitters - Part 1

Over the weekend, co-blogger Patrick sent me the link to an online "database" that purported to have the rates for various QHP'...

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8:30 AM

On ObamaCare Messaging and Strategy On ObamaCare Messaging and Strategy

It's no secret that, like most Americans, we're no fans of Obamacare. So it's frustrating to see the political party that did no...

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7:16 AM

ObamaTax Eve: MVNHS© and CanadaCare© edition ObamaTax Eve: MVNHS© and CanadaCare© edition

While legacy media reports that the ObamaTax rolls out tomorrow aren't quite accurate (various p...

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7:00 AM

Obamacare and Mega Blue Obamacare and Mega Blue

The Obama administration plans on Monday to announce scores of new  health insurance  options to be ...

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7:34 PM

Cavalcade of Risk #193: Call for Submissions (And A Special Note) Cavalcade of Risk #193: Call for Submissions (And A Special Note)

Dennis Wall hosts next week's Cav, and he's chosen to build it around a rather interesting (and provocative) theme: The Rich Get R...

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6:00 AM

Cute vs Real Cute vs Real

This is how Ms Shecantbeserious sees the ObamaTax: And this is reality, barking back at her: [HatTip: Ace of Spades ]

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6:21 PM

ObamaTax Exchange Crunch-Time edition ObamaTax Exchange Crunch-Time edition

Poor Ms Kathy: the clock keeps on tickin' , and her pet project keeps getting a lickin'. To wit: ■ Capital City itself " The Ob...

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1:09 PM

A Gentle Reminder... A Gentle Reminder...

For HHS Secretary Shecantbeserous: COUNTDOWN CLOCKS This word "start" - I dunna think it means what you think it means: " In ...

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10:28 AM

Health Wonk Review is up! Health Wonk Review is up!

Peggy Salvatore presents this week's terrific Health Wonk Review , celebrating blogger Brad Wright's 700th post (Mazel Tov, Brad!) ....

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6:30 AM

Singles for Obamacare Singles for Obamacare

Psst. Wanna save money on your Obamacare plan? Stay single. If you are married, get a divorce. The &...

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1:40 PM

One Down, Ninety-Nine More To Go One Down, Ninety-Nine More To Go

Obamacare navigators. Much has been written about this job creation project that is tied to Obamacar...

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10:38 AM

Spain's Obamacare on the Ropes Spain's Obamacare on the Ropes

Spain is like most other European countries in providing their own version of Obamacare, a governmen...

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4:18 AM

Euthanasia in Netherlands up 13% in 2012. Aren't the Dutch happy? Euthanasia in Netherlands up 13% in 2012. Aren't the Dutch happy?

“ The number of Dutch people killed by medical euthanasia has more than doubled in the 10 years since legislation was changed to permit it, ...

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3:39 PM

Feature or Bug? Feature or Bug?

Yesterday's McPaper characterized one aspect of the ObamaTax pricing regime as the "Family ...

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11:05 AM

Patient Protection Act - Cause it isn't Affordable Patient Protection Act - Cause it isn't Affordable

With insurance Exchanges Marketplaces nearing their grand opening HHS has released another issue brief on the "low rates" people ...

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11:00 AM

Alzheimer's Update: Good news (for once) Alzheimer's Update: Good news (for once)

SoIB Gail S tips us to this recent story in the Dayton Daily News, recounting an award-winning therapy that's deceptively simple: "...

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10:07 AM

Take two apps and call me in the morning Take two apps and call me in the morning

Introducing the iDoc® (not really, but we're getting close): [Hat Tip: FoIB Jeff M]

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6:21 AM

How uninformed can NYT readers, commentors possibly be? How uninformed can NYT readers, commentors possibly be?

Every once in awhile you see a comment that just makes you stop and ask how clueless and misguided people can be, then you remember they are...

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8:19 PM

ObamaTax Health Exchange (Marketplace) news ObamaTax Health Exchange (Marketplace) news

So yesterday, I did my Exchange training and exams. Started at about 9:30 in the morning, finished a...

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10:08 AM

ObamaTax School's Now In Session! ObamaTax School's Now In Session!

Learn it, live it, love it:

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5:30 AM

I've been remiss.... I've been remiss....

In case you missed it , I'm the newly-installed Content Expert Writer (Insurance) for Answers.com. It occurs to me that IB readers might...

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11:42 AM

But it's a nice hat.  That's because the people paid for that hat.  But it's a nice hat. That's because the people paid for that hat.

Remember the President's assurances that his ACA would finally “bend the cost curve” ? Despite a determined rear-guard media that clin...

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5:50 AM

Cavalcade of Risk #192: Galloping Into View edition Cavalcade of Risk #192: Galloping Into View edition

Nancy Germond hosts this week's romp through the wilds of risk, a maze of medical conditions, and a not-so-*fowl* post on chickens (c...

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5:49 AM

Bored Game Bored Game

If you have nothing to do, what happens? Some drink. Some go shopping. Others create board games. &...

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5:04 PM

Obamacare Cry Babies Obamacare Cry Babies

Employees of Bibb County (GA) schools got an early peek at their new benefit plan for 2014. Through ...

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12:40 PM

Layers and Layers of Fact-Checkers Layers and Layers of Fact-Checkers

The Lame Stream Media prides itself on its unerring accuracy and commitment to getting the facts straight. As it turns out, at least when it...

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5:30 AM

Monday Afternoon LinkFest Monday Afternoon LinkFest

Lately, we've had an embarrassment of riches concerning the ObamaTax and other related news. Because there are only 24 hours in a day, i...

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10:39 AM

Not just No, but Heck No! Not just No, but Heck No!

As Bob noted last month , the grand folks in Capital City aren't too keen on  rubbing elbows with us rubes waiting on line at the Health...

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7:50 AM

Exchange THIS Exchange THIS

The LA Times reports some major California insurers have built "narrow networks" of doctors and hospitals for plans that will be ...

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5:17 AM
 
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