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Archive for May, 2009

May 18

Health Insurance and Health Care Extremes

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There are two sides to every debate, and one major debate currently raging on in this country centers around health care reform. As with most issues, the politics of the debate place people on either side of government support. Some feel that the government should stay out of our lives as much as possible, others [...]

May 15

Madates for Health Insurance

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Lawmakers are looking at the possibility of enforcing mandates regarding health insurance in the coming years. The mandate would require employers to either provide their workers with health insurance or have them make payments to the government to help fund a public option. The public option would most likely be administered by the Department of [...]

May 13

Campaigning for Public Health Insurance Option

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The National Physicians Alliance has teamed up with Health Care for America Now, a pro-health-care reform group, to run an ad campaign in favor of a “public option” for health care. Opponents to the proposed public health insurance plan fear that this will lead to a single payer system and therefore a rationing and potential [...]

May 11

Tax Changes to Provide For Health Insurance Reform

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Proposals were made in the White House today to make an additional $59 billion in changes to the tax code in order to pay for the cost of health insurance reform in this country. These changes are designed to contribute to Obama’s “health reform reserve fund” which will pay for the costly, but much needed, [...]

May 8

Government to Play Robin Hood with Health Insurance?

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Is it right to tax the rich to care for the poor? Some Democrats are saying it may be the only way to fund the very high priced reform proposal to overhaul the health care system in this country. The tax would be aimed at people with the highest priced health insurance plans from their [...]

May 6

Latest Victory in Health Insurance Reform

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The long standing practice of charging women more than men for the same health insurance coverage is finally coming to an end. On Tuesday, Karen M. Ignagni, president of AmericaĆ¢??s Health Insurance Plans, testified before the Senate Finance Committee that the disparity in premiums between men and women would eliminated. The bill to make this [...]

May 4

Iowans Support the Idea of Universal Health Insurance

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A recent poll conducted in Des Moines, Iowa shows that the majority of citizens in the state support the idea of a universal health insurance system.The Des Moine Register conducted a poll at the end of March which found that 56% of citizens were in favor of a universal type plan, 37% oppose it, and [...]

May 1

College Kids and Health Insurance

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It used to be fairly standard that college aged children headed off to the University in the fall after their highschool graduation were still securely covered by their paren’t health insurance plan. In some cases this remains the same, as kids can remain on most parent’s plans until the age of 23 or even 25 [...]