Healthcare (November 2009)

Rewards, not penalties, in reform

What if you could lower your health insurance premiums while you work to drop those few last stubborn pounds or to lower your cholesterol? Sounds like a great way to lower your healthcare costs, right? Become healthier and save money. 

Core provisions of House legislation

Less than two weeks ago the U.S. House of Representatives passed the most significant piece of health reform legislation since the creation of Medicare.

Perils of big-government power grab

When the House of Representatives narrowly passed a $1.3 trillion government takeover of health care, the bill’s proponents spun the event as proof of progress toward the common goal of healthcare reform. However, the devil has always been in the details of this 2,000-plus page maze of new bureaucracies, mandates, and tax hikes.

Bill provides accessibility, affordability

The U.S. House of Representatives passed historic legislation last Saturday that brings us closer than we ever have been to implementing true healthcare reform in this country.  H.R. 3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act, includes important reforms for all Americans, insured and uninsured, young and old.

The time for talk is over

This past week, the U.S. House of Representatives acted to end a national tragedy.

The need for the NEWBORN Act

Infant mortality is a heartbreaking issue. It needs to be addressed and brought to the forefront of our healthcare debate.