A new poll conducted under the guidance of marketing research groups Anderson Robbins and Shaw & Company has found that a majority of Americans want nothing to do with the socialized medicine scheme more popularly known as Obamacare. Based on a random sampling of more than 1,000 registered voters, professional pollsters found that 53 percent of Americans, including Democrats, are anticipating worse quality and more expensive healthcare for their families once Obamacare comes into full effect.
Lawyers will tell you there is no such thing as an open-and-shut case, but when a company's insurance doesn't cover the very items the company is selling, it sure seems like open-and-shut to us. Unfortunately, so far, a court of law has not agreed.
One of the elements of Obamacare critics have been most vocal about is the so-called government-sponsored "insurance pools" the law creates. Now that it's largely been upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, these pools will soon become a reality.
A story in today's LA Times describes in rare detail why US healthcare is insanely expensive. It's not due to patients who expect too much, high-tech medicine or burdensome regulations.
In a recent study, 4AutoinsuranceQuote.org, a national quote provider for online car insurance quotes, cites a strong correlation between traffic-related accidents and marijuana use.
The Department of Health and Human Services recently announced that health insurers and employers must provide more information to consumers shopping for health insurance.