A fellow named Fred wrote this to me: “Don’t you have your own ideas, Doc? How would you propose to fix the system? Evidently it is by sitting on your butt and watching FoxNews, carefully copying and reposting their slanted stories, and pretending there is no problem. Who paid you to post all this negative information about attempts to reform our broken healthcare system?” Here’s my response.
In a recent blog I encouraged you to talk to your Congressmen during the August break about your feelings about what they are trying to do with your healthcare. Now, the Democrats are coming after YOU with all guns blazing. You won’t believe this!
Advocates for expanding taxpayer-subsidized health insurance through Universal Health and their allies in the press, repeat this 46 million number constantly. Let us walk through the statistics from top to bottom. You may be surprised!
This is the eighth in a series of commonly believed health myths based upon the research from Fox News analyst James Farrell. And, it’s very interesting to me to hear those in favor of any form of nationalized health insurance (especially “Obamacare”) state that the issue of waiting for care in countries with nationalized health care is a “myth.” Here is just one fact for your and their consideration.
By and large, the chance to change insurance plans came and went for many people several months ago. But new employees of companies offering healthcare get a second chance to choose a plan that best suits them in terms of coverage and cost. Note to each of you folks: Don’t blow it. And, here’s a great article from the LA Times that may be of help.
U.S. News & World Report recently released its ranking of the top health insurance plans in the U.S. If you desire to be your own healthcare quarterback, as I recommend in my book, God’s Design for the Highly Healthy Person, this information will help you evaluate your current health insurance plan, be it commercial, Medicare, or Medicaid.