Many of the estimated 27-30 million more people who will gain health insurance coverage in January under the Affordable Care Act will go through a process similar to what I am now experiencing. For several reasons, I must enroll in a new health insurance plan. Selecting a plan was pretty straightforward, thanks to one provision of the […]
As most regular readers of this blog know, I’m self-employed. Fortunately, I don’t need to worry about health insurance, since I am covered through my husband’s job. However, many are not so lucky, and must purchase a health plan on the open market. For a family of four, that can easily cost close to $20,000 […]
The state of Texas is famous for many things – from the Alamo to oil. However, being “women’s health friendly” certainly isn’t on the list. A new report comes down hard on a Texas plan to ban participation by Planned Parenthood clinics in the state’s Women’s Health Program (WHP). If enacted, tens of thousands of […]
Experiencing parts of the health system first hand recently reinforces my assertion on the need for universal health insurance Continue reading →
the Affordable Care Act is upheld. now what?