Category: consumer protection

From the Heart: Too Many Mired Mantras

New attempts after attempts to slaughter the Affordable Care Act drive stakes into my heart.  I cannot be silent and remain true to myself and others. From 2003 to 2009 we at CodeBlueNow! had the honor of working with the

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Health Care is Foreign

Health Care Is A Foreign Country Do you have a passport? In this case that means insurance. Even if so, the question is: Is this country friend or foe? Let’s see: If you are sick you are pretty much on

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A Veteran’s Cancer Story

In the last post Gerrit said he had to take a loan against his house.  He had health insurance but he could not work.  He had mortgage and living costs in addition to medical.  Social Security will enroll people in

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A Hard Look At America’s Health Care–Chapter One

This begins my story and my hard look at America’s health care.  Why I write this is in the preface and at the end of this chapter.  It is not just my story.  There are other voices that will be

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A Hard Look At America’s Health Care–What’s Ahead

Six months have passed since my stroke.  I have successfully graduated from all my therapies. For 30 years I have been a professional health care consumer advocate.  As such my passion has been to give people a voice in our

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