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Obamacare Is Pushing Up Premiums At AARP

November 5, 2010
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File it under irony or justice, but Obamacare is pushing up premiums at AARP.  AARP recently announced that AARP employees would see health insurance premiums go up partially due to the impact of Obamacare. AARP sent an email to its employees stating that premiums would increase between 8 and 13 percent.  AARP also added...
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Obamacare Determines What Insurance Companies Will Pay For

August 8, 2010
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Most Americans did not support the passage of the Obamacare style healthcare reform bill.  As time goes by, Americans, including members of Congress who voted for the healthcare reform bill without knowing what was in the bill, are becoming increasing alarmed by the impacts to health insurance.  As the government begins to implement the...
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Health Care Reform a Done Deal?

March 21, 2010
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With the issuing of an executive order, President Obama may have tipped the scales in favor of the Democrat Health Care Reform plan. Representative Bart Stupak has indicated that with the assurance that an executive order barring the use of federal funds for abortions issued by President Obama, he and several other pro-life Democrats...
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Health Care Reform Through Reconciliation Wrong According to Many Senators

February 28, 2010
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With President Obama and the Democrat leadership in the House and Senate urging health care reform through reconciliation, several Senators are speaking out against using reconciliation. Reconciliation was set up to allow for budget items to get through Congress after both the House and Senate passed slightly different bills.  However, both parties have used...
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Reid:Health Care Reform Through Reconciliation

February 20, 2010
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Senate majority leader Harry Reid has indicated that Congressional Democrats will use reconciliation to pass health care reform.  With the Democrat’s version of health care reform supported by less than 40% of Americans, it is no wonder that barely 20% of Americans approve of the job that congress is doing. Reconciliation is a process that...
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Four Smart Health Care Reform Steps Democrats Won’t Consider

January 31, 2010
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In the recent SOTU address, the President told opponents to the Democrat health care reform plans to come up with better ideas and he will consider them.  The problem is that congressional Democrats have been crafting the health care reform bills in secret and behind closed doors.  They have forgotten that bipartisanship means working...
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Cadillac Insurance Tax and a House Divided

January 9, 2010
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Now that both the Senate and House have passed two different health care reform bills in support of Obamacare, the two houses of congress must come together to craft one bill.  This is proving to be more difficult than the Democrats had thought with various special interest groups opposing different components of the two bills....
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House Democrats Upset with Senate Bill

December 24, 2009
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After several weeks of wrangling , kickbacks, and out and out bribes, the Senate passed their version of Obamacare by a 60 to 39 vote along party lines. However, this doesn’t mean the bill is headed directly to the President’s desk. The Senate health care bill has to be reconciled with the House health...
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3 Billion Reasons to Distrust House Health Care Reform Bill

November 3, 2009
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Last week, Nancy Pelosi unveiled the nearly 2000 page new version of the the House Health Care Reform Bill.  Pelosi pointed out that her version of the health care reform bill was under the $900 billion price tag that President Obama put on the plan. Pelosi indicated that the bill would cost just under...
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Pelosi Pushes for Tort Reform?

November 1, 2009
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Pelosi Pushes for Tort Reform?

The Democrat controlled House unveiled their nearly 2,000 page Health Care Reform bill this week providing another version of Obamacare.  One of the easier ways to reduce costs have been left out of most of the bills penned so far this year.  However, the newest House bill that Nancy Pelosi introduced does include a...
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