Tag Archives: Health Care


North Dakota Could Use That Obamacare Apology: Over 35,000 Lost Insurance, Less Than 5,000 Gained It

North Dakota Could Use That Obamacare Apology: Over 35,000 Lost Insurance, Less Than 5,000 Gained It

“For the State of the Union, one of the things President Obama really ought to do is look in the TV camera and say to the over five million Americans all across this country who have had their health insurance cancelled because of Obamacare — to look in the camera and say, ‘I’m sorry,’” Texas


The Most Frightening Health Care Article You’ll Read All Day

“Maryland just became the biggest petri dish in America’s experiment to contain health-care costs,” reports John Tozzi for Bloomberg. What is the state doing? They’re looking to put a legal cap on hospital charges. Maryland has a unique regulatory relationship with its health care industry. It has a commission that sets hospital prices, much like


Under Obamacare Access To America’s Best Medical Care Is Curtailed

No honest observer would claim that the pre-Obamacare status quo in health insurance and health care was good. The cost of care was skyrocketing, thus driving the cost of coverage. Then along came Obamacare adding confusing bureaucracy, incompetent technology and expensive new mandates while doing very little in terms of making access to care and insurance


“I thought this was going to be the miracle for us and it’s not”

The Obama administration is busy making the case that the HealthCare.gov website’s performance has improved. And, to be fair, they’re right. There are substantial problems lingering, and the site remains a monument to government incompetence, but there has been progress. And in coming weeks the site will probably be workable for most Americans. But the


North Dakota’s Largest Insurer Will Still Be Canceling Policies Thanks To Obamacare

Stung by outrage over millions of Americans – including tens of thousands right here in North Dakota – losing their existing health insurance policies thanks to Obamacare, President Obama announced that insurance companies could continue selling those policies for another year. But Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota – by far the largest player


Ohio Company Cuts Insurance Benefits For Over A Thousand Workers

One of the talking points deployed to spin news of millions of Americans in the individual insurance market losing their coverage was that the insurance market is only 8% of the national insurance market. But’s not really all that convincing, because it still doesn’t make it ok to wound the millions who make up that


Berg Column: The Health Care Crisis In America

Valley News Live – KVLY/KXJB – Fargo/Grand Forks On 6:30 Point of View this Thursday, I began a multi-week segment that aims to show you how the Affordable Care Act – also known as Obamacare – will impact you and your family, including in-depth discussions with the experts. This week, I sat down with Dr.


Obamacare May Increase Your Premium Payments, But At Least You’ll Have A Higher Deductible

Wait, what? Adam Weldzius, a nurse practitioner, considers himself better informed than most when it comes to the inner workings of health insurance. But even he wasn’t prepared for the pocketbook hit he’ll face next year under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. If the 33-year-old single father wants the same level of coverage next


Poll: 56% Of Medical Professionals Oppose Obamacare, 19% Think Americans Will Die Sooner

Not exactly a ringing endorsement of Obamacare according to this poll of the medical community: A unique new survey of health care professionals finds that 56 percent oppose Obamacare, with more than nine in 10 believing that there could be major negative impacts such as a drop in quality care. A shocking 19 percent believe