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Senate Democrats lose healthcare test vote

In a 53-47 vote, the Senate Wednesday dealt what media reports are describing as a blow to President Obama’s plans for healthcare reform. While the procedural vote concerned a popular Medicare bill to increase payments to doctors by $247 billion, … Continue reading

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White House, some Democrats downplay public option.

As the President continued his call for action and compromise on healthcare reform over the weekend, his top spokesman, Robert Gibbs, appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union” and echoed Obama’s statements that the so-called public option is not a … Continue reading

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Benefits and costs of HDHPs, HSAs discussed

In BusinessWeek’s (9/10) The Debate Room blog, Paul Kitchen writes, “The only way to truly reduce healthcare costs is to put as many healthcare dollars in consumers’ pockets as possible through consumer-driven health plans (CDHPs), aka high-deductible health plans (HDHPs). … Continue reading

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Detailed Analysis: Democrats Government Takeover Gives Unchecked Power to New Health Care Czar | Republican Leader John Boehner

Detailed Analysis: Democrats Government Takeover Gives Unchecked Power to New Health Care Czar | Republican Leader John Boehner Shared via AddThis

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Summary of Healthcare Reform Comparison Chart

Side by Side of Major Health ReformPlease take a look at this Healthcare Reform Chart. It was put together by the Coalition for Affordable Health Coverage. It is a side by side of Major Health Reform Proposals.

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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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Comparing Public Plan Options vs Free Market Health Plans- A little Experiment

I decided to do a little experiment regarding the rates and benefits of the Public Plan option vs the Free market plans(private Plans). Mainly, I wanted to see if the public plan option made health insurance cheaper. We are told … 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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Going Postal

Look Inside >>  June 2009

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