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Who Denies the Highesr Percent of Claims? Medicare

Chart is from the 2008 Health Insurance Report Card released by the American Medical Association

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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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Possible Democratic defections leave fate of Baucus’ bill uncertain

The Washington Post (10/5, Connolly) reports Sens. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and John D. Rockefeller (D-WV) “have refused to pledge support for the healthcare reform bill scheduled for a vote this week” in the Senate Finance Committee, “underscoring the hard work … Continue reading

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Obama rallies Congress to come together, pass healthcare reform

President Obama’s speech to Congress is generating mostly glowing media reviews. While some argue the President failed to provide a sufficient level of detail on his healthcare reform views, his delivery is earning widespread media praise, with a number of … Continue reading

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On eve of Obama speech, Democratic divide on public option appears to deepen

Coverage of the run-up to President Obama’s speech to Congress tends to focus on the “public option” debate, and reflects statements from key Democrats that suggest the intra-party split on that issue presents a growing challenge for the President. The … 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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Aetna sees 2Q profit fall 28 percent; lowers 2009 earnings forecast.

Just a quick thought on this. If the media and the president paints that insurers are making 30% profit, where is the evidence. Read Below and share your thoughts. On its Final Word program, Bloomberg Television (7/27, 3:39 p.m. ET) … Continue reading

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Healthcare Reform Chart

Here is the model of efficiency. Continue reading

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Cato Experts Dissect Obama’s Health Care Town Hall Meeting

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Exposing the Myths of Universal Health Coverage – Brief Analysis #651

Exposing the Myths of Universal Health Coverage – Brief Analysis #651 Shared via AddThis

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