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I am going to jump straight into the deep end. This is a subject that has so many variables and so many proponents and opponents. We have the federal and state governments sticking their noses ...
by funtony47
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Mar 28, 2015 at 04:01 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
For Democrats, the discovery that Romneycare and Obamacare consultant Jonathan Gruber is, well, a schmuck represents a triple whammy. For starters, the arrogance of anyone calling American voters "...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 57 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2014 at 04:28 PM PST with 46 Recommends
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Oct 14, 2014 at 12:09 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Mitch McConnell has an Obamacare problem. Make that 410,000 problems. Because that's how many of his constituents obtained health insurance through his state'...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Jun 03, 2014 at 05:01 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
The GOP has positioned itself as the Ayn Rand Jesus of American politics. They steal school lunches from poor kids. They block Medicaid Expansion. If they had their way they'd eliminate the Minimum ...
by waterstreet2013
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Apr 13, 2014 at 03:10 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Send Congress a Bill to eliminate the observation status for Medicare beneficiaries and then work to pass it. Observation status is being used for Medicare patients in hospitals, making them ...
by Joelsmartguy
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Apr 01, 2014 at 12:44 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Despite the catastrophic launch of the Healthcare.gov web site last fall, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is on pace to hit ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 138 comments on Sun Mar 30, 2014 at 09:30 AM PDT with 162 Recommends
A hearing this week before the Senate ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Mar 14, 2014 at 05:01 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
The things that happen might not be good. I have been ferling very well. I have lost wait. I am eating and drinking more healthily. I have been getting good exercise thru yoga. I have been far ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 114 comments on Mon Feb 24, 2014 at 01:42 PM PST with 169 Recommends
A new study in the journal Science revealed ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 43 comments on Fri Jan 03, 2014 at 12:25 PM PST with 40 Recommends
One of the more hackneyed and deceptive statements throughout the Affordable Care Act debate was how we have “the best healthcare delivery system in the world” . I’ve been an ER doc for about ...
by ERdoc in PA
Comment Count 158 comments on Thu Nov 28, 2013 at 05:02 AM PST with 590 Recommends
As I documented over three weeks, it is not currently possible to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act using the New York State healthcare marketplace. I've been told to check back in ...
by Ted Rall
Comment Count 297 comments on Mon Oct 21, 2013 at 06:28 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
The bad news just keeps coming for the Republicans promising to shut down the federal government to prevent funding for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). First, former South Carolina senator turned ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 41 comments on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 01:40 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
Chapter 57 “Okay, NOT So Much Under Control As I'd Thought” or: 'CALL 911 NOW, YOU FUCKING IDIOT!!!” It was a Saturday in late July, and I was on my way ...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 09:03 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
As the New York Times documented last week, the choices and pricing of private health insurance will ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Jun 24, 2013 at 12:19 PM PDT with 54 Recommends
This week, the New England Journal of Medicine published a major study of Medicaid in Oregon which has rapidly emerged of a Rorschach test of sorts. That is, partisans on either ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu May 02, 2013 at 11:54 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
I have never been particularly graceful. Once or twice a year I have a spectacular fall. Not dizzy, not drop in blood pressure, just lose my balance and kerplop. Today I had the best worst fall ever.
by vickijean
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Mar 18, 2013 at 08:28 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
“YOU PICKED ORANGE” Chapter Nine by SSK Contrary to the popular TV show “E.R.”, the emergency department of a hospital is not a ...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 06:00 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Mitt Romney said it once, and now Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant is saying it . "There is no one who doesn't have health care in America. No one. Now, they may end up going to the emergency room.
by Thor Benson
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jan 24, 2013 at 02:57 PM PST with 5 Recommends
During the 2012 presidential campaign, Mitt ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Dec 04, 2012 at 08:38 PM PST with 46 Recommends