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More #PPACA Red Herrings: Renewals and Benefits

Reblogged from Did You Check First?: The brouhaha over “keeping the plans you like” and “forcing healthy young men to buy policies with maternity benefits” are simply the latest examples of political red herrings being used by the GOP and

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Posted in Health Care, Health Care Exchanges

Will Bosses be Able to Deny Women Birth Control?

Corporations are a legal construction, they are NOT “people” and as such do NOT have the same rights as individual citizens.  But, that doesn’t matter to corporate CEOs who are apparently practicers of far right religious zealotry.  To them, it’s

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Posted in Birth Control, Contraception, SCOTUS

Why Are American Health Care Costs So High?

By the incomparable John Green, who says the following about his sources: “For a much more thorough examination of health care expenses in America, I recommend this series at The Incidental Economist and The Commonwealth Fund’s Study of Health Care Prices in the U.S. Some

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Posted in Economy, Health Care, Health Issues, Medicaid, Medicare, Rate Review

Debunking the Republican lie that health insurance costs have skyrocketed under Obama

Debunking the Republican lie that health insurance costs have skyrocketed under Obama. Maybe they just have trouble with math? The GOP has taken a new tack in its endless and expensive effort to derail the Affordable Care Act. Recently they

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Posted in Health Care, Health Insurance Rate Review

How the Health Care Law is Making a Difference for Nevadans

Because of the Affordable Care Act, the 78% of Nevadans who have insurance have more choices and stronger coverage than ever before. And for the 22% of Nevadans who don’t have insurance, or Nevada families and small businesses who buy

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Posted in Health Care, Health Care Exchanges, Health Insurance Rate Review, Health Issues, Lifetime Limits, Medicaid, Medical Loss Ratio, Medicare, Pre-Existing Conditions, Preventive Care, Rate Review, Social Safety Net
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