LaurenGlasbyOpEd

YES on 45: Stop health insurance company rip-offs

Health insurance companies need these false mouthpieces and misinformation because they know the public will support Prop 45 when they learn insurance companies oppose it and it will stop the health insurance ripoffs. Why else would health insurance companies be spending tens of millions to defeat Prop 45?
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Time has come for single-payer healthcare

Recently, it has been reported that 7.5 million Americans have enrolled in Obamacare, many more than expected. Yes, it’s better than before: overall, Americans are insured, and insurance companies are no longer allowed to overcharge or deny coverage to the elderly and people with pre-existing conditions. Key issues persist, however:
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Obamacare falls short of country’s needs

There is a problem with health care in America, and it doesn’t take a Democrat or Republican to realize that. Today, 48 million Americans are uninsured, and medical bills are the No. 1 source of private bankruptcy in America. Something needs to be done, but that something is not the
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Taking President Obama at his word

The Political Circus

In his campaign to pass Obamacare, President Obama outlined his ideas for health care reform, promising, among other things, that “if you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period. If you like your health care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health care plan,
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Apocalypse now, forever and always

The Political Circus

The debt ceiling was raised yesterday, and the government reopened, meaning the Republicans have lost. For most of the week, they refused to allow a vote on the debt ceiling, repeating their demands for a major change in Obamacare. They failed to repeal any meaningful part of Obamacare, but more
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Crowdsourcing: a Bay Area solution to a DC problem

The morning of Oct. 1, online healthcare exchanges mandated by the Affordable Care Act opened up around the country against the backdrop of federal agencies closing down and UC Berkeley students grudgingly accepting the reality of class despite the explosion on campus. While the launch survived Tea Party inanity, it
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