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Medicine for the One Percent

We always suspected this: a new study clearly shows that the richer you are, the longer you live in the US of America (Wall Street Journal). This is no small difference! The top 10% (richest) people live on average 10 … Continue reading

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The Costs of Obamacare Insurance to YOU.

I have been hearing horror stories about prohibitively expensive Obamacare insurance quotes.  So together with my friend Sheila, we logged on to the NY State Official Health Plan Marketplace and pretended to be shopping for insurance right here in Suffolk … Continue reading

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Opting out of Medicare Expansion is costing lives: over 7,100 deaths nation wide!

Interesting study (by a Harvard medical student).  It is an estimate of the total numbers of people that will be covered by insurance with/without medicare expansion.  They they use prior estimates of how non-coverage translates in to real death rates. … Continue reading

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Bail-out of the Insurance Industry?

The Huffington Post has a nice Wendell Potter article addressing how exactly we “bail out” the insurance industry.  The Pot Is Calling the Kettle Black in This Feigned Obamacare Outrage Here are the highlights: … In many cases, insurers refused … Continue reading

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Is Your Medicare Safe under Obamacare?

50 Million Americans have Medicare (including me) and we have been targeted by scare tactics! So some of us may be worried about the changes under ACA (Obamacare) and what that will mean for our Medicare coverage. This months AARP … Continue reading

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