Tag Archives: President Obama

Rising insurance casts new light on Obama’s healthcare plan

Two things happened in January that really got the attention of a lot of people in this country – the payroll tax expired and in some cases insurance premiums went up. This cataclysmic effect sent many to Twitter and Facebook,…

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Supreme Court ruling could lead to more questions than answers

The highest court in the land is poised to make a ruling that will undoubtedly change the face of healthcare forever. As the Supreme Court is set to bury or uphold President Obama’s presidential campaign healthcare plan, there should be…

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Oh brother, it’s Big Brother

There is an Irish aphorism which states: “Anything that keeps a politician humble is healthy for democracy.” The same might be said of bureaucrats. What sometimes strikes me as odd is that you can easily find coverage of the miscues…

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Alas, poor Berwick! His nomination bid appears headed for an early grave

The recess appointment of Donald Berwick, MD, to the administrator’s position at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) last July roiled many members of Congress, and a recent Senate letter to the Obama administration expressing disfavor for Berwick’s…

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