The Clock is Ticking [UPDATED] The Clock is Ticking [UPDATED]

Today is (currently) the last day of the initial Open Enrollment season . Ms Shecantbeserious has indicated that, if you've tried to sig...

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12:02 PM

Happy 9th Blogiversary to the HBB! Happy 9th Blogiversary to the HBB!

Congratulations to my friend David Williams' Health Business Blog , which recently hit the 9 year mark (just a few months after IB did)....

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6:00 AM

Does the ICD 10 have the Metric Curse? Does the ICD 10 have the Metric Curse?

Headlines on all the health care outlets yesterday (3/27/2014):  BREAKING NEWS: House approves temporary SGR fix Bill also delays ICD-10, tw...

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10:30 AM

Cavalcade of Risk #205: Call for submissions Cavalcade of Risk #205: Call for submissions

Nancy Germond hosts next week's Cav. Entries are due by Monday (the 31st). To submit your risk-related post, just click here to emai...

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8:31 AM

Yo Quiero Obamacare? Yo Quiero Obamacare?

The Obama administration has been helping to facilitate a series of events nationwide at Mexican Consulate offices to enroll people in Obama...

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3:52 PM

The 6 Million Person Question The 6 Million Person Question

So there's this: " More than 6 million Americans have now signed up for private insurance under the [ObamaTax] " But have they...

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1:37 PM

Health Wonk Review: March Madness edition Health Wonk Review: March Madness edition

The bad news is that this week's HWR host Chris Fleming missed a total of (sweet) 16 posts by that much. The good news is that there a...

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8:02 AM

Buyers Remorse Buyers Remorse

Did you ever have one of those moments when you realize a decision you made, or a choice, was a really, really, really stupid idea?   Now yo...

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5:06 AM

One Ringy Dingy One Ringy Dingy

The latest excuse for not enrolling in #Obamacare?  According to Dirty Harry . . . Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) said the fau...

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1:40 PM

Deadline? *What* deadline?! Deadline? *What* deadline?!

Earlier this morning, Bob noted that the Obamastration itself has acknowledged that it has no " statutory authority to extend the open ...

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8:05 AM

Pants on Fire Pants on Fire

The Obamacare open enrollment deadline is just around the corner. March 31, 2014 in case you are wondering.   If you haven't applied by ...

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6:20 AM

Oops! Oops!

A newly discovered glitch in the main ObamaCare website reportedly is giving thousands of people the wrong information about whether they qu...

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6:46 PM

Preview Preview

Care to take a stab at where premiums will be on 2015 Obamacare plans? Here is a preview of things to come.    Two months before health insu...

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5:20 PM

About that *Other* Big ObamaTax case About that *Other* Big ObamaTax case

Cato's Michael Cannon has been following the Halbig case for quite some time. Last we checked, it looked like a US District judge had sh...

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11:52 AM

Cost Accounting Cost Accounting

Never let a simple thing like the cost of enforcement get in the way of a government give away program. The conservative American Action For...

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5:04 AM

Shecantbesious vs Hobby Lobby Shecantbesious vs Hobby Lobby

A simple, factual accounting of tomorrow's SCOTUS hearing on Ms Kathy vs Hobby Lobby: " Quite simply, if you read a newspaper to f...

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1:59 PM

The Morally Bankrupt MVNHS© The Morally Bankrupt MVNHS©

[Content warning - this is NOT for the squeamish. To access this post, click on the "Read More" button. But I'm serious, this ...

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10:00 AM

Impeach Mitt Romney! Impeach Mitt Romney!

Close your eyes and let yourself go back in time. What if this had been our last few years... It's November 7th of 2012 and Mitt Romney ...

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5:30 AM

Happy Anniversary, Baby: The ObamaTax at 4: - "Success!" Happy Anniversary, Baby: The ObamaTax at 4: - "Success!"

For a certain value of "success." It seems appropriate to note, four years to the day of its passage, that the over-arching purpos...

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4:00 PM

Ms Kathy Overreaches (Again) Ms Kathy Overreaches (Again)

What rational person confuses Critical Illness (CI) coverage with major medical? Well, apparently Ms Shecantbeserious believes it's a p...

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1:30 PM

Shocker: Ezekiel Emanuel doesn't know anything about employee benefits Shocker: Ezekiel Emanuel doesn't know anything about employee benefits

It always amuses me when academics and politicians who think themselves so smart really know so little. " Mr. Emanuel expects the law t...

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12:29 PM

AMA Plays Catch-up AMA Plays Catch-up

Almost a full year ago, Bob noticed that: "... exchange participants [have] a 90-day grace period to pay their premiums ... but in the ...

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7:09 AM

Clearing the ObamaTax Spindle Clearing the ObamaTax Spindle

■ As we recently reported, getting off an ObamaPlan is almost a hard as getting onto one: " When there is something that needs to be ...

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11:27 AM

Hey, Big Spender Hey, Big Spender

Stimulus is not dead, just redirected. From January until the end of March, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which runs the H...

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10:36 AM

Cavalcade of Risk #204: Bountiful edition Cavalcade of Risk #204: Bountiful edition

Once again, Van Mayhall presents a cornucopia of risk-related posts , from  frat boys to folks who've fallen and can't get up (hmmm,...

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12:16 PM

Hertz Hurts - How NOT to do Customer Service Hertz Hurts - How NOT to do Customer Service

According to its Mission Statement, Hertz strives to be the " most customer focused rental company in every market [they] serve ."...

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8:00 AM

Harry's $407,000 Bind: Liar or Victim Harry's $407,000 Bind: Liar or Victim

On the one hand, we know that Harry Reid considers all reports of ObamaTax problems to be lies . On the other, there's this little prob...

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12:33 PM

Help is on the Way [UPDATED] Help is on the Way [UPDATED]

Are you confused about your #Obamacare options? Is healthcare.flub a mystery? Have questions? Where do you turn?  No fear. Dumbed down navig...

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5:55 AM

Cliff,  Kathy and PCIP Cliff, Kathy and PCIP

As we've remarked on numerous occasions, the PCIP (Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan) was actually a pretty great idea , and one of ...

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5:30 AM

ObamaTax Logic ObamaTax Logic

In 1,000 words: [Hat Tip: FoIB Jeff M]

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11:00 AM

Isolated incident? Meaningless anecdote?  I wonder. Isolated incident? Meaningless anecdote? I wonder.

Yeah, an anecdote is not data, it's just . . . an anecdote.  But anecdotes can make one wonder. Like this anecdote from New Zealand: &qu...

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6:35 AM
 
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