Tag Archives: Trumpcare

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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Dayenu

Passover is my favorite holiday. And my favorite part of the Passover Seder is the singing of Dayenu.  As we list each miracle and wonder that was done for us, such as freeing us from slavery or saving us at … Continue reading

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Hey Nancy, Queen Me!

Paul Ryan triumphantly moved his pawn to the last square.  “Hey Nancy, queen me!”  His gallery went wild.  He jumped out of his chair and high-fived his backers.  “You da man”, his new friend, Donald Trump, shouted from the front … Continue reading

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