Tag Archives: healthcare

Healthcare.gov Woes!

I’m a big supporter of the ACA, even though it wasn’t my first choice.  I want single payer but I’m settling for the ACA as a first step in the right direction.  I’ve argued with friends on behalf of the … Continue reading

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When Politicians have Temper Tantrums….

Congress reached a new low this week, with the Tea Party Republicans stubbornly shutting down the government over the Affordable Care Act – Obamacare to the uninitiated.  Only 10% of Americans have a favorable impression of congress right now; and … Continue reading

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This Woman’s Choice

I just don’t understand women who are planning to vote for former Governor Romney because they think his business skills give him an edge over President Obama as far as job creation and the economy are concerned. It’s one thing … Continue reading

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An Open Note to Congressional Republicans

So, the Republicans are mad.  They did not get their way yesterday.  Their slam-dunk repeal of the Affordable Care Act did not happen.  Rumor has it that Chief Justice Roberts changed his mind late in the game.  I like to … Continue reading

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An attractive country for entrepreneurs?

In a list of the top 10 countries for entrepreneurs, 24/7 Wall Street has the USA coming in at #4!  I’m surprised we were even in the top 10, given that nearly half of all small businesses started in the USA … Continue reading

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A Question for the Chief Justice

I have been involved by default in the struggle for reproductive rights for women my whole life.  Why?  Because I’m a woman.  I’m someone’s mom and someone else’s wife. Reproductive rights encompass so much more than just access to birth … Continue reading

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The Daily Muse on Conversations with Health Insurers

My last official task of the day before leaving my office was to place a call to my health insurance customer service line.  I’m having a recurring problem with a series of claims for my child.  The frustrating thing is … Continue reading

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Insurance Vouchers for Seniors

Everyone has an opinion on what needs to happen to reform entitlements.  There is so much misinformation floating around from both sides of the aisle in Congress that I don’t know who to believe.  I typically vote for the candidate … Continue reading

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When Choice isn’t Choice!

Choice is a major buzzword in the never ending health care debate.  Opponents of the health care reform act of 2010 decry it at a government take over of the health care system that will result in “Choice” being taken away … Continue reading

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