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Summary of the America’s Healthy Choices Act

On October 13, 2009, the Senate Finance Committee approved Senator Max Baucus’s (D-Montana) health care bill, the America’s Healthy Future Act, by a vote of 14 to 9. Senator Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) was the only Republican to vote with the … Continue reading

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Health Care Reform Must Address Health Care Costs

With health care costs at a crisis stage, there is no shortage of sweeping health care reform ideas in Washington and throughout the nation. No one will argue that reforms need to take place, but the fundamental question is what … Continue reading

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Report indicates Massachusetts may have highest health insurance premiums

The Boston Globe (8/22, Lazar) reported, “Massachusetts has the most expensive family health insurance premiums in the country,” according to a report by the Commonwealth Fund. The analysis revealed that “the average family premium for plans offered by employers in … Continue reading

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CBO Sees No Federal Cost Savings in Dem Health Plans – The Note

CBO Sees No Federal Cost Savings in Dem Health Plans – The Note Shared via AddThis

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Healthcare Reform Chart

Here is the model of efficiency. Continue reading

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Robert Reich on Public Option

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MyHeritage.org: Real health care reform

MyHeritage.org: Real health care reform Shared via AddThis

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Analysis finds insured pay higher premiums to cover costs of treating uninsured patients.

Time (3/26, Kingsbury) reports, “American families are already picking up the tab for universal health coverage,” according to a new report by the Center for American Progress (CAP). The analysis found that “families pay, on average, as much as $1,100 … Continue reading

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Consumer-Driven Healthcare – Creating Choices For you

Consider this: Consumer health plans are not designed to require a patient to shop around during an emergency. Rather, they empower patients to know their marketplace beforehand, so that in an emergency the patient knows where he or she feels … Continue reading

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Universal Health Care – The Health Care System We Don’t Want

    It is clear that the U.S health care system has its share of problems. Costs are rising rapidly, some forty million Americans are without health insurance, and both doctors and patients decry their loss of options and control. … Continue reading

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