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We Need MORE VHA Health

Whatever the VHA’s Flaws, Private Healthcare’s Worse  This post is a follow-up to my last post on the troubled Veterans Health Administration (VHA), which is under renewed scrutiny following revelations of patient treatment delays that were concealed to make some [...]

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Obamacare’s Unspoken Risks

Obamacare’s Better Access is a Double-Edged Sword Now that the initial deadline for health insurance enrollment under Obamacare’s mandated coverage requirement has passed, maybe we can all take a breath to consider what achieving its initial 7 million enrollment figure [...]

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Obamacare Critics Focus on the Lawn While House is Burning Down

Both Obamacare & Its Critics Miss the Big Healthcare Picture A recent column at CommDigiNews caught my attention as it seemed to be one of the less inflammatory broadsides against Obamacare. That this is noteworthy reflects the level of discourse [...]

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If Only Obamacare Empowered Patients – Part 2

What Obamacare 2.0 Might Mean for REAL Health Reform  Part 1 of this post explored three things Obamacare fails to do that would empower patients to be smarter consumers of expensive and often dangerous medical services. Part 2 explores how [...]

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If Only Obamacare Empowered Patients

What If Obamacare Really Did Something About  Patient Education & Empowerment? The patient-oriented elements of Obamacare have largely to do with free screenings that are often double-edged swords – likely to promote as much unnecessary treatment as true life-saving interventions. [...]

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Demonizing Obamacare Part of a Larger Anti-Consumer Agenda

The Right’s Anti-Consumer Obamacare Agenda Conservatives love to repeat their mantra that America has the greatest healthcare in the world – and Obamacare is derided as threatening that glorious status quo. Liberals, on the other hand, cite decades of data [...]

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Obamacare’s “Bronze” Dead-End: Hidden Prices

Obamacare Bronze Plans Ask Consumers to Shop for Prices They Can’t Find One of the biggest obstacles to Obamacare’s success as healthcare reform isn’t a faulty website or the cancellation of junk health plans, but lack of consumer access to [...]

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Obamacare’s Core Failing Is Its Timidity

A Bigger, Bolder Obamacare Was Needed A recent article at MedPage Today reported on an expert discussion about Obamacare’s critical need to repair its online portal at healthcare.gov so those Americans wishing to purchase qualified health plans on the exchange [...]

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Why They Want ObamacareTo Fail

Obamacare Will Improve Our Dismal Status Quo Someone named “Tricia B” added an obviously gleeful pin to my Pinterest board today on healthcare reform – with a mock postage stamp of a train wreck with the word “Obamacare” under it. [...]

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Why The Right Hates Obamacare

The Crusade Against Obamacare I never intended to write as much about Obamacare, but it’s impossible these days to discuss healthcare in America without it morphing into the politics of Obamacare. No subject is more front-and-center, after all, in America’s political [...]

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