Tag Archives: health insurance

Is the healthcare “free market” working for you?

Journalist Jon Walker published a new piece for The American Prospect titled, “A Guide to the Nightmare of Getting Health Insurance in a Pandemic,” which detailed the absurdity of the U.S. system. Walker paints a picture of a healthcare system … Continue reading

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Drug Prices: How Pharma Games the System

We have all seen the TV ads for Humira… What they don’t show is the cost.  For instance there are a number of different TNFalpha blockers, including Humira (adalimumab) and Embrel (etanercept). The following site lists their comparable pricing: https://www.goodrx.com/tnf-blockersContinue reading

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Why ACA market upheaval still looms large

Don’t take your eye off the ball!  With all the distractions from the WH its easy to forget: healthcare is still in serious jeopardy. Here is why.  …and where exactly does Lee Zeldin stand?  Still with 45? DP Whether lawmakers are … Continue reading

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