Tag Archives: Obamacare

The Law Of Unintended Consequences

Fall 2017 There are certain things I can count on every November – Sunday afternoons in my office working on renewals and Open Enrollment, trees shedding their leaves, and the Republicans trying to screw up healthcare. Yes, just another November. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A Small Victory

Birth Control was always a point of contention. Facing numerous failures to execute one large sweeping rebuke of President Obama and his most important legacy, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), the Trump administration continues its smaller scale … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

The Speech

Where were you when he delivered The Speech? Yes, it was just days after his inauguration when President Donald Trump addressed a joint session of Congress.  The topic, of course, was healthcare.  His victory could be traced, in part, to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Back To Work

Congress is off on recess. Some of our elected representatives are in their home districts, meeting with constituents, and discussing the issues of the day.  Judging from the news, most are locked in their homes, hiding from the public, and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

We’re Off To Get A Waiver!

We’re off to get a waiver!  A wonderful waiver from Washington. In an exciting new development, the State of Ohio is putting together a team of stakeholders to create a Section 1332 State Innovation Waiver. What will we ask for?  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Dave Cunix – Career Counselor

Oliver really wanted to talk with me. I hadn’t heard from him since he took a job at a major law firm about ten years ago.  But NOW he wanted to talk.  I checked my email late Wednesday evening.  There … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Wrong Way

Today’s Health Insurance Issues With Dave is a short quiz. Grading is Pass/Fail. You find that you are going the wrong way on Gates Mills Boulevard. Do you A.  Turn around in the first available driveway B.  Turn at the first … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Begging The Arsonists To Put Out The Fire

Need a surgeon? Would you consult Dr. Jack the Ripper?  Would you hire Godzilla for your next construction project?  And yet, we have entrusted our healthcare system to Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, and Donald Trump.  What could go wrong? The … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Thin Skin

The coroner was ready to address the press. She stood behind the podium with its bank of microphones, looked directly into the cameras, and delivered her judgement.  “The cause of death was thin skin.”  Several reporters nodded in agreement.  They … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Healthcare And The Politics Of Resentment

It happened again last week, this time on a golf course. A fourth was added to our group.  Our new friend, Ken (name changed), is a businessman from the Akron area.  It only took a couple of holes for him … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment