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,…


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…


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…


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…