Author Archives: dave@cunixinsurance.com

Sounding The Alarm

The focus of this blog, Health Insurance Issues With Dave, is, first and foremost, insurance, the way most Americans access and pay for health care.  There are three key players in this process: the medical providers, the insurance companies, and … Continue reading

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The Fear Before Now

Health insurance used to be hard to get and expensive.  It is no longer hard to get health insurance, but it certainly is expensive.  In that health insurance is the way most Americans access and pay for their health care, … Continue reading

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How Do You Spell HSA?

Spelling was my Achilles Heel.  I couldn’t spell.  I even got a D in spelling on a report card!  And whether I was at home or school, when I asked an adult how to spell a word I would inevitably … Continue reading

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A Tool, Not A Weapon

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) was designed to be a tool, a way to improve healthcare in our country and the health insurance that provides the access and payment for that care.  It certainly wasn’t a great … Continue reading

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PSA

Time for a quick Public Service Announcement from Health Insurance Issues With Dave: By now almost all of us accept that the Coronavirus threat is real.  The two ways we can protect ourselves and others is to wash our hands … Continue reading

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The Connections

The Lakota universe can be described as Mitakuye Oyasin.          That means that everything is connected,          Interrelated, and dependent in order to exist.                      The universe includes all things that grow,                      things that fly-everything you see in the … Continue reading

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Clean Hands

  A friend of mine, an attorney, had a couple of quick questions about Medicare.  He will be turning 65 soon and needed to confirm that he didn’t have to sign up for Medicare Part B since he plans to … Continue reading

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February 4, 2020

Morning Joe broke for a commercial moments after I had turned on the television.  The first ad was from You Know Who, one of the largest marketers of insurance in this country.  They don’t like to admit that they sell … Continue reading

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The New Normal 2020

Senator George McGovern told Senator Sherrod Brown a story about a time, in 1980, that he was standing in line at a Sioux Falls supermarket.  “…he saw two women standing in front of him paying for their groceries with food stamps, the program no one … Continue reading

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In Other Breaking News

The President was bragging.  The car radio, tuned to CNN, was playing President Trump’s press conference.  Among his other claims of success, real or imagined, was his victory, yesterday, in the Supreme Court.  He quickly corrected himself and changed it … Continue reading

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