SSDD [UPDATED] SSDD [UPDATED]

Nothing changes . . . Outgoing Health and Human Services Sec. Kathleen Sebelius is now refusing to testify before the Senate Appropriations...

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9:46 AM

Cavalcade of Risk #207 - Workin' Hard for Risk edition Cavalcade of Risk #207 - Workin' Hard for Risk edition

Rebecca Shafer hosts this week's round-up of risk-related posts. It's particularly interesting to see such a wide variety of top...

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6:49 AM

Told Ya So (Part XIV) Told Ya So (Part XIV)

As we've noted for a while now, a plurality (if not a majority) of those signing up through the Public Exchanges have enrolled in Medica...

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8:57 AM

ObamaTax Navigators: What are they hiding? ObamaTax Navigators: What are they hiding?

Y'know, for "the most transparent administration ever," Ms Shecantbeserious and her minions sure do like to keep their little ...

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5:30 AM

Vanilla is Vanilla Vanilla is Vanilla

My kids love our favorite local ice cream joint. The soft serve isn't what draws them though. It is the fact that they have so many diff...

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11:30 AM

Plan cancelled! Understanding The Full Ramifications of "If You LikeYour Current Plan" Plan cancelled! Understanding The Full Ramifications of "If You LikeYour Current Plan"

I've written extensively on the broken promise of "if you like your plan you can keep it" yet over and over again it keeps sur...

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4:30 AM

My Karma Ran Over My Dogma My Karma Ran Over My Dogma

In case you needed a laugh: " General Electric is telling its investors that Obamacare is to blame for recent losses in the company’s h...

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7:00 AM

Deadline? WHAT Deadline? Deadline? WHAT Deadline?

Only in DC could this concept make any sense: " The Obama administration said Thursday that sick patients in the temporary, federal [PC...

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10:21 AM

Cavalcade of Risk #207: Call for submissions Cavalcade of Risk #207: Call for submissions

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

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6:10 AM

Again??? Again???

You'd think that this would have been fixed...

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3:44 PM

Embarrassment of (Link) Riches Embarrassment of (Link) Riches

■ Say it ain't so! Seems that the Silver State's Health Exchange has a few problems, not the least of which is that it's intent ...

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12:01 PM

Meanwhile, on This Side of the Pond . . . Meanwhile, on This Side of the Pond . . .

Henry likes to write about the MVNHS (Most Vaunted National Health Service). Mike brings us tales about health care  in the Sceptered Isle ...

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5:30 AM

Health Wonk Review: ACA "Improvement" edition is up Health Wonk Review: ACA "Improvement" edition is up

Louise Norris always does a great job hosting, but this week's edition is arguably her finest work. It's full of great posts and he...

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5:00 AM

Alphabet Soup News Alphabet Soup News

From our friends at FlexBank : ■ " The IRS announced [last October] the ability to permit employees to carryover up to $500 of an unuse...

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8:21 AM

Look out below! [UPDATED] Look out below! [UPDATED]

Such a success: " [A]n intriguing analysis of Covered California’s state-run exchange found that up to half the 1.2 million new enrolle...

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10:07 AM

Dying of Thirst (Literally) Dying of Thirst (Literally)

One of the major problems of the ObamaTax is that it does not, in fact, save health care dollars. This problem plagues similar regimes as we...

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6:12 AM

Bounty Hunter Bounty Hunter

What happens when you can't get enough people to follow the "law of the land" and purchase health insurance they don't wan...

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3:23 PM

May I Have the Envelope Please? May I Have the Envelope Please?

And the winner is . . .   (pregnant pause) One company, though, stands out from the crowd as probably the single biggest real winner from Ob...

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12:00 PM

“Pay No Attention to the Man behind the Curtain” “Pay No Attention to the Man behind the Curtain”

The government, this time the State of California, has decided that maybe it should ensure that the plans it has been selling to unsuspectin...

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10:30 AM

Obamacare Ka-Ching . . . . Not! Obamacare Ka-Ching . . . . Not!

When is a door not a door? When it is ajar. Old joke. Never understood it as a child since no one I knew ever said ajar. A jar was something...

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7:32 AM

Easter, More than Bunny's and Eggs Easter, More than Bunny's and Eggs

Easter is a sacred time for Christians throughout the world. However, like many religious traditions, the meaning and symbolism of this Holy...

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3:00 AM

My Bleeding (404Care.gov) Heart My Bleeding (404Care.gov) Heart

By now, IB readers are presumably fully aware of the dangerous Heartbleed virus (well, major internet security flaw). Some may recall that a...

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12:03 PM

We’re lost, but we’re making good time We’re lost, but we’re making good time

Today's Wall Street Journal reports President Obama saying that eight million people had picked health-insurance plans through the Affor...

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12:30 PM

Friday Spindle-Clearing Time Friday Spindle-Clearing Time

Each of these may well deserve their own post, but alas, 'tis not to be: ■ The Obamastration's touting the latest (fake) number of s...

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11:28 AM

Lose Your Husband, Insurance [UPDATED] Lose Your Husband, Insurance [UPDATED]

Apparently, the ObamaTax is all about the "glitches:" " More than two dozen widows who were married to retired Madison county...

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7:46 AM

Cavalcade of Risk #206: Work in Progress edition Cavalcade of Risk #206: Work in Progress edition

Dennis Wall hosts this week's roundup of risky posts. One risk, of course, is that one may encounter various technical glitches, which...

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5:50 AM

HSA and LTCi: What a match! HSA and LTCi: What a match!

Long term readers know that we're big fans of both Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and Long Term Care insurance (LTCi). What a lot of f...

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11:06 AM

You Can Check Out But You Can Never Leave You Can Check Out But You Can Never Leave

As we posted before, sometimes getting OUT of Obamacare is as difficult as getting in.  Well, it get's worse. A fellow agent in the mid...

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12:43 PM

Pesach 5774 / Passover 2014 Pesach 5774 / Passover 2014

Tonight marks the first evening of Passover, and the first of the two traditional meals called "seders" ("seder" means &...

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9:00 AM

Caution, Socialism at Work Caution, Socialism at Work

Universal health care is a wonderful consideration, but the political dogma doesn't match up with results.   We were told the U.S. was t...

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6:29 AM

 Goodbye Shecantbeserious, Hello Burntwell Goodbye Shecantbeserious, Hello Burntwell

While I realize that it's not a "done deal," the latest from DC tells us that the ObamaTax is in the very best of hands: &quo...

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5:30 AM

Split Personality Split Personality

The creators of Obamacare envisioned a massive overhaul of the U.S. health care system that would insure millions. Noble idea, long on grand...

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12:26 PM

Cavalcade of Risk #206: Call for submissions Cavalcade of Risk #206: Call for submissions

Dennis Wall hosts next week's Cav. Entries are due by Monday (the 14th). To submit your risk-related post, just click here to email...

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10:00 AM

Patrick's in The Federalist (Again)! Patrick's in The Federalist (Again)!

For the second time in as many months, co-blogger Patrick has penned a post for The Federalist. This time, he discusses O'Care's imp...

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8:00 AM

Is your healthcare different today than it was yesterday? Is your healthcare different today than it was yesterday?

The Center for Medicare services has released how much it paid doctors in the year 2012. The big news is that one doctor in Florida made a l...

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5:30 AM

When failure is achievement When failure is achievement

To remind us how little they really know about health insurance the Obama Admin decided to brag about a failure thinking they did well; &quo...

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6:39 PM

Breaking: Oy! Breaking: Oy!

HHS Secretary Shecantbeserious is resigning: " Sebelius leaves the administration after the tumultuous launch of the Affordable Care Ac...

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5:20 PM

Ms Kathy has Sgt Schultz Syndrome Ms Kathy has Sgt Schultz Syndrome

Just a reminder that, two weeks after the (ostensible) end of Open Enrollment, Ms Shecantbesrious still can't (or won 't) say how ma...

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1:56 PM
 
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