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We May Not Be Able To Prevent This

What image comes to your mind when you hear the word “Texas”?  Do you see cowboys and old Westerns?  Do you see Ted Cruz boarding a plane to Mexico while over half of his constituents were sitting in the dark … Continue reading

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The News Is Good

We are getting a better understanding of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and how it will impact your health insurance if you are under age 65 and buying your own policy.  Much of the focus on the recently … Continue reading

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Leadership 2021

Congress has its fair share of villains.  You know their names because once elected they view being on television as important as breathing.  They may not actually do anything you or I might associate with legislating.  Their names are seldom … Continue reading

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Virtually In Washington

The answer, of course, was NO.  A friend knows that I normally spend the last week of February each year in Washington DC and called to ask if I was packed and ready.  Nope.  We aren’t holding our annual meeting … Continue reading

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Positive Change

  Here is a question: Should the government make your life easier of harder?  If you answer harder, you aren’t going to like this post. Last spring, as businesses closed and our lives were turned upside down, consumer advocates and … Continue reading

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Running The Omnibus Off The Cliff

Even by Congressional standards, the Omnibus legislation passed by Congress last week was massive.  The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 is 5593 pages.  It includes the long-awaited COVID relief, the continued funding of the federal government, and the other spending … Continue reading

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Who Is Selling Your Name?

I received a surprising call last week.  A Cleveland Clinic nurse called me to discuss Medicare options for her and her husband.  This was surprising because the Cleveland Clinic provides excellent coverage for its employees.  She told me that she … Continue reading

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What’s At Stake

Today, November 1, 2020, is the first day of Open Enrollment for individuals and families who are under age 65 and purchase their own health insurance.  Over the last two weeks I’ve sent emails or hand-written notes to my clients … Continue reading

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Mitch Could Save Your Access To Health Care

Your Congressman, your insurance agent, and both of the major party candidates for president have something in common.  We all sound as if we are talking about your health.  The subject is a part of the non-stop political commercials flooding … Continue reading

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When Failure Is Not An Option

I completed both the Sudoku and the crossword puzzle from today’s newspaper.  I tackle these puzzles each day at breakfast and finish them, if I have a chance, later in the day.  The puzzles become more successfully challenging as the … Continue reading

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