Tag Archives: Health Care

Death Panels Revisited – WSJ.com

In the wake of a “stealth regulation” end-run where the medicare guru (Dr. Berwick, who was recess-appointed in July 2010, thus bypassing Senate confirmation) approved end-of-life consultation payments in spite of it having been pulled from the Obamacare legislation I … Continue reading

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Soaring costs force Canada to reassess health model – Yahoo! News

TORONTO (Reuters) – Pressured by an aging population and the need to rein in budget deficits, Canada’s provinces are taking tough measures to curb healthcare costs, a trend that could erode the principles of the popular state-funded system. via Soaring … Continue reading

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Ha! What goes around ….

Could it be, possibly, that Congress really screwed themselves, themselves, in the health insurance bill? Not to be mean … well, at least not unfairly so … one can only hope.  Notice the categories into which I slot this piece. … Continue reading

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Disagreement no longer proper – where have we seen that before?

Excellent WSJ article on (a) increasing corporate analyses of the effects of “ObamaCare” on companies (and ultimately YOUR pocketbook), and (b) Congressional anger at corporate America reporting those effects, as required by SEC regulations. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke took to … Continue reading

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It’s the journey, not the destination stupid!

That line is taken from, among other sources I’m sure, the back of a favorite BMW motorcycle sweatshirt. As an aside, my VERY favorite shirt reads “I didn’t know BMW made cars until I passed one.”  But I digress. The … Continue reading

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Where Your Representative Stands on Health Care bill — contact somebody

The most important legislation I can imagine hangs in the balance. I won’t lobby here for up or down, but here are links to tell you whom you need to contact. You can email your own Congressman but will have … Continue reading

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