Category Archives: Healthcare Reform

Turn Your Head and Cough, Health Insurers

Hey guys, remember when O’Bama Care was starting off, and the big insurers ran screaming into the night, fleeing what they saw as unreasonable demands that they actually, you know, insure people? I remember my insurer left California, the nation’s … Continue reading

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Trumps Plan: The Poor Shall Enter Heaven First

The WSJ has some insight into Lord Damp Nut’s upcoming recession, which surprisingly shows some humanity: “The U.S. economic outlook hangs in large part on whether business leaders respond to the new coronavirus crisis as they have with many past … Continue reading

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SCOTUS: ‘Turn Yer Head and Squeal’

Axios Alert: The Supreme Court announced this morning that it will hear a major case against the Affordable Care Act, meaning the health care law’s fate will be on the line in the middle of the 2020 presidential election. Why … Continue reading

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And Now A Musical Interlude

Our healthcare might be crap, but this song is pretty great and on-point for a pandemic.

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The Big Screw Is Coming

Pay attention, Possum Hollar: this means YOU. The Fourth Reich will accept state applications for Medicaid block grants—which is its latest attempt to roll back the program. States that are granted a waiver from the federal government will be able … Continue reading

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Well, We’re Totally Eff’ed In The Dark

The ACA’s individual mandate was just struck down by the Appellate Court, and so say “Hello” to the return of Pre-Existing Conditions. Axios Alert: A U.S. Court of Appeals on Wednesday ruled that the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate is … Continue reading

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Eiron, The Goddess of Irony, Weeps

As insulin costs rise, American diabetics make for Canada At the wheel: Lija Greenseid, a rule-abiding Minnesota mom steering her Mazda5 on a cross-border drug run. Her daughter, who is 13, has Type 1 diabetes and needs insulin. In the … Continue reading

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Like Yelp For Healthcare

And once again, the Republicans are trying to “fix” healthcare so that it matches their Randian belief system. You see, if you apply selfish self-interest to whatever ails you, a good outcome will be had by all. In other words… … Continue reading

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Legalizing Bigotry

This is alarming (emphasis mine): “WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday released a final rule allowing doctors, nurses and other health workers to opt out of procedures such as abortions and sterilizations which violate … Continue reading

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National Lampoon’s Vacation Was a Documentary

Canadian family drives home with father’s dead body in backseat ‘to avoid US healthcare costs’ “A Canadian family drove home from Florida with a father’s dead body in their car to avoid paying US healthcare and repatriation fees, it has … Continue reading

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