Choosing a Provider, Ethics, and Playing Darts Blindfolded

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 […]

ACA Will Help Self-Employed and Would-be Entrepreneurs

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 […]

Texas Health Plan May Strand Thousands of Women

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 […]

Inside the System

Experiencing parts of the health system first hand recently reinforces my assertion on the need for universal health insurance Continue reading

Health Care Law Upheld. What’s Next?

the Affordable Care Act is upheld. now what?