ST. PAUL, Minn.—This past year was perhaps one of the most crucial in history regarding patient rights and privacy, as important issues such as government health care, the storage of and research on baby DNA and federal biosurveillance plans all made headlines.
Health Exchanges - Imposing Obamacare
"The ACA cannot be implemented without an insurance exchange in each state. It's a go or it's a no-go. It's that simple." - As Robert Laszewski, president of Health Policy and Strategy Associates, Sept 2012, HealthDay.
"The exchange is the foundation of health care...Without these exchanges we're really not going to reform anything." - Terry Gardiner, national policy director for the Small Business Majority in 2010.
Hardship Exemption Information:
MN EXCHANGE DOCUMENTS - contracts, letters, rejection letter
FEDERAL EXCHANGE DOCUMENTS (limited list) - letters from Congress and Federal Departments
ST. PAUL, Minn.—The state of Florida will soon begin selling health insurance coverage plans through a “marketplace” that will operate much like a state exchange, but without the connection to HealthCare.Gov or the access to subsidies provided to patients through the state exchanges.
Yesterday, Jonathan Gruber was on the hot seat. His videotaped comments discussing “the stupidity of the American voter” have caused a firestorm nationwide. Yesterday, he testified for a U.S. House hearing called, “Examining Obamacare Transparency Failures.” I called it the grilling of Gruber.
Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom: Poorer Citizens Pay a Greater Percentage of Their Income for the Obamacare Penalty Tax
ST. PAUL, Minn.—Obamacare, or the “Affordable” Care Act, was supposed to help the uninsured get health care coverage, supposedly taking less money out of hard-working Americans’ pockets.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—Those who know the dangers of Obamacare and the problems it has created for millions of Americans have at least one thing to be thankful for this Thanksgiving week—the fact that self-described “regular guy” Richard Weinstein did the work to expose Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber and his true feelings about the deceptive government health care plan and the American people.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—What’s a surefire way to make Americans less sensitive about an intrusive tax that forces them to obtain health care coverage from a failing government plan?
Why, change the name, of course!
As SCOTUS Agrees to Hear Obamacare Premium Subsidies Case, Health Care Law Architect Says Law Banked on “Stupidity of the American Voter”
ST. PAUL, Minn.—In an announcement that could portend the end of the disastrous Obamacare system, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday announced it would hear the case challenging the legality of the health care law’s subsidies.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—This weekend, on November 15, open enrollment begins for the Affordable Care Act, but if this past year of Obamacare failures and last week’s elections are any indication, Obamacare could be a thing of the past—if lawmakers do what’s best for America and the uninsured refuse to enroll.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—This past year was the biggest test for the Affordable Care Act. And Obamacare failed miserably on many levels. From technological enrollment glitches to privacy concerns, Obamacare didn’t gain many new fans in 2014. In fact, the government health care plan alienated more than it won over.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—Next month, South Dakota voters will see an initiative on their ballots that could put health care decisions back in their own hands.