Tag Archives: Trumpcare

Rotten Potatoes

Congratulations to Idaho, now in the lead in the national race to the bottom. Idaho Governor C. L. “Butch” Otter, his handpicked successor, Lieutenant Governor Brad Little, and Insurance Director Dean Cameron addressed the Associated Press at the annual legislative … Continue reading

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What Is The Point?

I have always been a pragmatist. This has served me well in my chosen profession, insurance agent, where my main function is to solve problems.  My focus is the most direct route from Point A to Point B.  But what … Continue reading

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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

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Playing Chicken

Bruce Springsteen was right. You really could have 57 stations with nothing on.  There were tons of reruns, and worse, the same shows were on multiple stations.  One saga looked familiar.  It was a New York production, a remake of … Continue reading

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Havoc

The wire services are abuzz with news that President Trump, the guy who campaigned in part on his disdain for President Obama’s use of the Executive Order, is poised to sign another Executive Order dealing with health insurance. Frustrated and … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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