Health Care

Why You Shouldn’t Trust Polls

October 22, 2009
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Poll watching is a great way to see which politicians are winning what races, what the country thinks of the President, and other various topics of interest. However, one is often left with several questions if you are looking at polling data on the same subject that are taken during the same time frames....
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Does the Government Think You Have a Cadillac Insurance Plan?

October 15, 2009
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The Baucus health care bill version of Obamacare relies on several funding mechanisms.  One of those mechanisms is a tax on Cadillac insurance plan.  To many Americans, this means some plan that only rich fat cat CEOs or billionaires can have.  However, many Americans that have employer based health care are deemed Cadillac insurance...
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Accounting Tricks in the Baucus Health Care Bill

October 15, 2009
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It has been reported in the press that the CBO calculated the cost of the Baucus health care bill version of Obamacare will cost approximately $856 billion and will reduce the deficit over ten years.  However, as usual with congress, the devil is in the details and especially so in Obamacare. Today in the...
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All Government Healthcare Plans Will Cover Illegals

October 10, 2009
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Everyone remembers President Obama declaring that public insurance options would not cover illegal immigrants and Rep Joe Wilson shouting “You lie!”  We have also reported that the Congressional Research Service has stated that HR 3200 would cover illegal immigrants. There have also been numerous attempts by House and Senate Republicans to add amendments to...
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Public Option Stumbles in Congress

September 29, 2009
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The Senate Finance committee voted 15 to 8 and 13 to 10 in a bipartisan vote rejecting amendments to the Finance Committee’s deliberation over the senate health care reform bill. As Max Baucus (D – MT) pushed his committee to draft a bill that would pass in the Senate, Senators Rockefeller (D-WV) and Schumer (D – NY)...
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Insurance Companies and The Profit Myth

September 18, 2009
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President Obama is devoted to eliminating all the myths that exist around the Health Care Reform plans.  However, the Administration is one of the main sources of those myths. One of the myths that the Obama Administration is pushing is that the government will be able to provide health care cheaper as they will...
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Another Lie Joe Wilson Missed in Obama’s Health Care Speech

September 17, 2009
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Earlier this month, Rep. Joe Wilson uttered the “You Lie” shout heard around the world in response to President Obama’s claim that illegal immigrants would not be covered under the President’s plan.  To be fair, Obama may not have been talking about HR 3200.  However, if the President was referring to HR 3200, the...
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Is Health Care Reform Killing Cap and Trade?

September 10, 2009
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As the president and congressional democrats try to push health care reform despite strong republican and public opposition, several of the President’s other key agenda items are being put on the political back burner. “It’s a difficult schedule” with many members already “anxious” about health care reform” - Senator Dick Durbin Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)...
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Political Stories You Might Have Missed 08-28-09

August 31, 2009
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As always, the world of politics continues to make headlines in the media.  Below is a list of stories that you might have missed. HR 3200 Will Cover Illegal Immigrants - Despite claims from several people in congress, the health care reform bill will cover illegal immigrants according to the congressional research service.  This is...
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HR 3200 Will Cover Illegal Immigrants

August 28, 2009
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The White House has been keen to try and stamp out any myths out there about the health care reform bill.  However, the Congressional Research Service just recently busted the myth that HR 3200 will NOT cover Illegal Immigrants. In several town halls throughout the country, Democrat congressmen are pushing the myth that Illegal...
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