"I’ve seen a eunuch with a more functional front end." "I’ve seen a eunuch with a more functional front end."

From Reason.com via Instapundit: Happy Halloween!

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6:22 PM

Apropos of nothing much (P&C edition) Apropos of nothing much (P&C edition)

Via email, I just learned a new word, "Nutraceutical:" " Do you have clients involved in the manufacture, distribution, or pa...

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11:30 AM

Promises, Promises Promises, Promises

PresBo lied, your policy died: [Hat Tip: The Conversation ]

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9:00 AM

Because Shut Up, That's Why Because Shut Up, That's Why

The Obamastration has a history of silencing critics of its health care policies. From 2009: " The government is investigating a major ...

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8:30 AM

Healthcare.gov is the symptom.... Healthcare.gov is the symptom....

FoIB Bob Graboyes has a wonderful, insightful post up over at Forbes, in which he notes the confluence of Israeli daycare, Blue Grass State ...

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7:00 AM

Top. Men. (Redux) Top. Men. (Redux)

Back in April , Bob reported on the CGI Group's recruitment as ObamaTax Exchange developers. In case you were wondering, the "C&quo...

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5:30 AM

Halbig is it? Halbig is it?

Last week, we noted that Michael Cannon's years-long coverage of the subsidy vs Federally-run Exchange issue had passed another hurdle: ...

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1:27 PM

Stupid Chamber Tricks Stupid Chamber Tricks

We have been members (and supporters) of our local Chamber of Commerce ( South Metro Regional Chamber of Commerce ) for many years, during s...

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9:18 AM

Obamacare Co-ops - The Next Big Scam [UPDATED] Obamacare Co-ops - The Next Big Scam [UPDATED]

Evergreen, a health co-op in Maryland, came to life as a result of a $65 million loan from the federal government. The idea of the co-op is ...

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6:24 AM

Cavalcade of Risk #195: Choose Your Own Adventure edition now up Cavalcade of Risk #195: Choose Your Own Adventure edition now up

Jason Hull makes his CavRisk hosting debut with a true blockbuster of a post . His introduction makes some terrific points, perhaps the m...

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6:00 AM

No, no, no - A thousand times no! No, no, no - A thousand times no!

This has been making the rounds: " The law states that policies in effect as of March 23, 2010 will be “grandfathered,” meaning consume...

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1:13 PM

Docs Just Say No to Obamacare Docs Just Say No to Obamacare

If you like your doc, they may not like you.  A poll conducted by the New York State Medical Society finds that 44 percent of MDs said they ...

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12:14 PM

ObamaTaxAgeddon Break: CanuckCare ObamaTaxAgeddon Break: CanuckCare

I don't know about you, but I'm getting a bit burned out on the sheer volume of ObamaTax glitches, snafus, cock-ups and crashes. So...

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11:00 AM

This Sceptered Isle - Part DLXXIV This Sceptered Isle - Part DLXXIV

“ NHS pulls the plug on its £11bn IT system ” Hey, isn’t that good news!??!  This means the Fair Kathleen has lots more programming and syst...

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6:13 AM

You’ve sold it, now what happens… You’ve sold it, now what happens…

Recently, co-blogger Bob V sent me a link from his list-serve that concerned co-payments:   I have a client, who currently has UHC RPPO, the...

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8:00 AM

Privacy, Shmivacy Privacy, Shmivacy

This story has been making the rounds, and it's bad enough. If and/or when one finally does manage to log on to the ObamaTax website, ...

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5:30 AM

My newest article is up... My newest article is up...

At Answers.com: " Dental insurance isn't for everyone, but it can be a cost-effective way to shift at least some of the dental heal...

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1:40 PM

"Not. My. Fault." - HHS Secretary Shecantbeserious "Not. My. Fault." - HHS Secretary Shecantbeserious

Words. Fail. [Hat Tip: Ace of Spades ]

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1:18 PM

Cavalcade of Risk #195: Call for submissions Cavalcade of Risk #195: Call for submissions

Jason Hull hosts next week's Cav. Entries are due by Monday (the 28th). To submit your risk-related post, just click here to email ...

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12:39 PM

My newest article is up... My newest article is up...

At Answers.com: " With self-funding, employers can customize a health plan to include only the benefits they choose to offer, and limit...

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9:04 AM

Did Anyone Conduct Due Diligence on Sebelius? Did Anyone Conduct Due Diligence on Sebelius?

From an insurance agents perspective, when you look at the way #Obamacare was cobbled together (the law, not the website) you have to ask yo...

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7:40 AM

Health Wonk Review - Ignore at Your Peril edition is up Health Wonk Review - Ignore at Your Peril edition is up

Jaan Siderov , one of my very favorite wonk-bloggers, presents this week's snarky but effective round-up of posts on health care policy...

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7:21 AM

My new article is up... My new article is up...

At Answers.com: " Short Term Medical plans continue to offer affordable coverage for specific time-frames. They also appear to fill a p...

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6:32 AM

 Let's clear something up Let's clear something up

Over at RedState, Moe Lane has a post up detailing a conversation ("online chat") between a potential ObamaTax buyer and one of th...

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2:56 PM

Breaking: ObamaTax website fixed! Breaking: ObamaTax website fixed!

The RH Group has managed the impossible - a working ObamaTax website. Click here to check it out . And for those who really want to know, J...

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11:00 AM

Cannon-fire scores a hit Cannon-fire scores a hit

A while back, we noted that uber-wonk Michael Cannon claimed that citizens of states with Fed-run Exchanges weren't eligible for ObamaTa...

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9:50 AM

MVNHS© News MVNHS© News

It's been a while since we've heard from the Much Vaunted National Health System© (aka that which the ObamaTax seeks to become), whi...

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7:03 AM

Twins Separated at Birth? Twins Separated at Birth?

 

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6:08 AM

My new article is up.... My new article is up....

At Answers.com: " Renter's policies provide peace of mind from the knowledge that, if a covered loss occurs, you'll have the fi...

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11:16 AM

NEWS FLASH!  Obamacare Program Released On 35 Floppy Disks! NEWS FLASH! Obamacare Program Released On 35 Floppy Disks!

Having problems logging in?  Now you can have your very own version of ObamaCare... Rumor has it that the 6 CD version should be out sometim...

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4:41 PM

Hannity Calls Obamacare Hotline Hannity Calls Obamacare Hotline

Talk radio host Sean Hannity calls the Obamacare hotline. After finally getting through to an operator he asks for feedback. HANNITY: They&#...

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2:19 PM

Are We There Yet? Are We There Yet?

Remember when you were a kid and you were taking a long trip in the car with your parents? Every ten minutes you would ask "are we ther...

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1:24 PM

So, How Many Actually BOUGHT ObamaInsurance? So, How Many Actually BOUGHT ObamaInsurance?

Administration officials say about 476,000 health insurance applications have been filed through federal and state exchanges, AJC I suspect ...

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10:57 AM

More Healthcare.gov website fun More Healthcare.gov website fun

Yesterday, The Weekly Standard published an interesting article about some of the computer code running on Healthcare.gov.  It appears that ...

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5:02 PM

InsureBlog Exclusive: Maryland Exchange rates InsureBlog Exclusive: Maryland Exchange rates

Thanks to a generous (and anonymous) benefactor, we've got ObamaTax-compliant rates and plan details for potential Old Line State consum...

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1:53 PM

Obamacare Meltdown Obamacare Meltdown

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last 2 weeks, you are aware of the dysfunctional #Obamacare website #healthcare.gov. But di...

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6:10 AM

1 Down, 6,999,999 to go 1 Down, 6,999,999 to go

Huzzah! " Delaware officials are celebrating the state's first health insurance exchange enrollee ." Here's the bad news: ...

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6:00 AM

Adventures On The Marketplace Adventures On The Marketplace

My journey to “affordable”insurance continues. After giving HHS the benefit of the doubt that these “glitches” were going to be fixed, I de...

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2:22 PM

Cavalcade of Risk #194: Fantasy edition Cavalcade of Risk #194: Fantasy edition

Claire Wilkinson hosts this week's "easy come, easy go" edition of the Cavalcade. On the one hand, she's got a great ...

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6:33 AM

No Health Insurance? That's Fine. No Health Insurance? That's Fine.

North Georgia Staffing, a "boutique" staffing agency is facing a tough decision. This husband and wife company has 18 full time em...

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5:29 PM

Sensible Carrier Tricks Sensible Carrier Tricks

Humana has announced that they are discontinuing so-called "HIPAA plans" in Ohio. This follows Anthem's announcement last mont...

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12:30 PM

Interesting Carrier Trick Interesting Carrier Trick

Got this in email this morning (from Anthem ): " We recently changed several UW guidelines which will allow your clients to qualify for...

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11:01 AM

My new article is up... My new article is up...

At Answers.com: " While the HSA concept is still alive, it has been drastically changed by the ACA "

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10:30 AM

Train Wreck - Been There, Done That [Updated & Bumped] Train Wreck - Been There, Done That [Updated & Bumped]

In the midst of spin from DC on how there are just a few "glitches", plus the almost 100% media blackout of information on problem...

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7:40 AM

New Sponsor New Sponsor

Proving once again that this is truly the world wide web, our newest benefactor comes to us from the home of sherry, the original Valencia ...

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7:30 AM

RomneyCare --> ObamaTax RomneyCare --> ObamaTax

One presumes that this is a rhetorical question: " Why is it so hard to find a doctor? Half of primary care physicians in [Massachusett...

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6:24 AM

Avik cuts to the chase Avik cuts to the chase

If you're not regularly reading Avik Roy's " The Apothecary " (and you should be - it's in the sidebar), you're mi...

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5:23 PM

Obamacare Navigator Blues Obamacare Navigator Blues

Navigators. Those folks authorized under Obamacare to collect your most personal financial information and be entrusted to keep it safe. If ...

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11:31 AM
 
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