Whither Obamacare: But We Promised!

Just because you promised to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act doesn’t mean you have to put just the first piece of nonsense that comes into your head…something that doesn’t actually solve the issues Americans face affording health care nor fixes the issues around Obamacare. And when does one…

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Even Senator Ron Johnson Knows the AHCA is Whack!

It’s a rare day when I agree with anything that comes out of the mouth of Wisconsin’s Republican Senator, Ron Johnson. Even though he’s hard core tea party, he recognizes when the health insurance plan being pushed by House Speaker Paul Ryan is totally whack. Senate Republican Ron Johnson of…

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AHCA Is A Black And White Choice

Apparently the White House doesn’t realize there are a number of things that could be done to improve health insurance options for all Americans. They are just seeing this as a Black and White choice…either you support the American Health Care Act or you have to live with the Affordable…

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Countering With The Fixes for Obamacare?

For the past two weeks everyone has dissected and bisected the American Health Care Act and everyone other than Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump have found it abominable. And of course the Democrats in the Capitol are heartily opposed to AHCA in every way, shape,…

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Health Care versus Health Insurance

In all of the debate around the repeal of the Affordable Care Act…terms sometimes get lost in the discussion. The GOP likes to talk about improving health care or increasing access to health care. Well their bill does nothing of the sort. Health care as we know it has existed…

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Whither Obamacare: No lifetime cap

Prior to passage of the Affordable Care Act, insurance companies imposed a lifetime cap on how much coverage any individual was entitled to. There is no longer a life time cap…my guess that goes away under the American Health Care Act.

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Sean Duffy’s Attitude On Healthcare Borders on the Criminal

Some of the fallout from the GOP’s American Health Care Act is starting to become apparent when the numbers start getting crunched. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published an interesting article on Sunday March 19th and some of the effects of the bill on Wisconsin. Let’s start with this lead in:…

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Whither Obamacare: Welcome back donut hole?

One of the things ‘fixed’ by Obamacare was the drug donut hole devised by President George W Bush with his Medicare improvements. I think it will make an illustrious return under the American Health Care Act. Another chance for our seniors to decide to eat or fill their drug prescription…

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What I’d Like to See From My Democratic Electeds in Washington Part 1

I’ve been posting these little items under the title Wither Obamacare for about a week or so…some of them mentioning the things that I think are being dropped via the ‘replacement’ healthcare plan: American Health Care Act. But really, instead of just voicing their opposition to the AHCA, I’d really…

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Whither Obamacare: What About Those Free Wellness Checkups?

Ok, I know anything involved with healthcare isn’t free, it’s included in the price of admission. But once again, I haven’t seen anything in the media about other things that are included in healthcare coverage as a result of Obamacare. Like annual wellness checkups! Certain vaccinations! Mammograms! OB-GYN checkups! So…

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