Anthem cuts

Anthem Cuts 17 More Counties from Obamacare

Last week Anthem made yet another announcement about cutting access to Obamacare while insurers across the board continue to withdraw their participation.  As uncertainty continues to rise about the future of the Affordable Care Act, the resulting shakeout could be catastrophic. To date, major payers such as UnitedHealth Group Inc., Humana Inc., and Aetna Inc. have all exited most of …

ACA Healthcare vs. State’s Deathcare

We generally grant the last wish of a person condemned to die if it is reasonable – what happens when the last wish is to be put to death? While America grapples with myriad issues regarding the healthcare of its citizens, the states that allow capital punishment and seem to have ample funding are similarly grappling with which drugs/medications are …

Intellectual (Dis)Honesty, The ACA, and the Redistribution of Wealth

A reasonable analysis of the ACA illustrates that one of the major issues it entails is a functional redistribution of wealth, except that in this case, it does not exclusively seek contributions from the wealthy. In order to best understand my point, I ask the reader to think in terms of homeowner’s or other property and casualty insurance. One of …