Many of the estimated 27-30 million more people who will gain health insurance coverage in January under the Affordable Care Act will go through a process similar to what I am now experiencing. For several reasons, I must enroll in a new health insurance plan. Selecting a plan was pretty straightforward, thanks to one provision of the… Read More Choosing a Provider, Ethics, and Playing Darts Blindfolded
As most regular readers of this blog know, I’m self-employed. Fortunately, I don’t need to worry about health insurance, since I am covered through my husband’s job. However, many are not so lucky, and must purchase a health plan on the open market. For a family of four, that can easily cost close to $20,000… Read More ACA Will Help Self-Employed and Would-be Entrepreneurs
The state of Texas is famous for many things – from the Alamo to oil. However, being “women’s health friendly” certainly isn’t on the list. A new report comes down hard on a Texas plan to ban participation by Planned Parenthood clinics in the state’s Women’s Health Program (WHP). If enacted, tens of thousands of… Read More Texas Health Plan May Strand Thousands of Women
Experiencing parts of the health system first hand recently reinforces my assertion on the need for universal health insurance… Read More Inside the System
the Affordable Care Act is upheld. now what?… Read More Health Care Law Upheld. What’s Next?