The Sun Came Up

Gloria Steinem characterized this election as “a referendum on the future, but the future is coming anyway”.  Kat and I gave up in despair and went to bed around 1:00 a.m. hoping to sleep about four years.  Wednesday broke clear and our roses were still in bloom.  With our first frost forecast tonight I’ll harvest […]

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We Have ACA Insurance

We all has our worries now and then, but try being a cancer survivor with no medical insurance. Many of mine just took that Midnight Train to Georgia.

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Obamacare Update

How is your ACA application going?   I’m betting better than ours.   I’m still trying to get our application accepted the way I submitted it.  There was a one digit error in my SS number, and in Kentucky’s website, once an application is e-signed you can’t change your SSN.  Perhaps because of that error I […]

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Obamacare: More Considerations

The poor stand to get free health insurance in states that expand Medicaid, but if their state does not expand it, they get nothing.

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Obamacare Update, November 3

I’m on Social Security, I have a passport, and an honorable discharge. The NSA knows I’m a citizen. But some how, some way, Kentucky is not so sure.

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Obamacare: Choose Your State

Focus on Silver plans, because they’re the only ones that if qualified for a tax subsidy often also result in lower deductibles, co-pays, and coinsurance.

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Obamacare’s Underwhelming Multistate Options

No matter how worthy the goal nor how well written the law, neither can pre-empt the realities of the human workplace.   The Affordable Care Act requires that every insurer who offers coverage through healthcare exchanges offer one or more multi-state plans that will have network providers in 30 states.  One of my home states, […]

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