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Construction vs. Destruction

Ronald Reagan famously said that the most terrifying words in the English language are, “I’m from the government and I’m here to help”.  The line garnered laughs and applause whenever he delivered it.  We’ll never know who wrote the quip … Continue reading

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It Was All A Game

The Washington Post, CNN, and other news organizations published long, in-depth articles about the 2017 Republican tax bill.  The most cynical man in Washington, Mitch McConnell, needed to find extra money for his tax cut.  And, of course, neither Mitch … Continue reading

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Paper Mache Armor

Our Governor, Mike DeWine, is on TV with Dr. Amy Acton, the Director of Health, almost every day.  The Ohio House and Senate are in session and working.  Having our government working for us could be a good thing.  There … Continue reading

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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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