health insurance

Death panels already here

Right now about 30 percent of every health care dollar goes to insurance monopoly conglomerates’ and the big pharmaceuticals’ overhead and profit. A large part of this represen ...

Insurance used to be better

I am one of the millions of Americans who cannot afford insurance. And yet, I was a single parent during the ’70s and ’80s working as a secretary. I had insurance during that ...

Insurance rates to skyrocket

Citizen alert! Corporate health insurance is about to kill its host. The cost of health insurance is set to double in cost. Unless you can afford to spend $16,000 per person a ...

Retain public’s Medicare buy-in

It’s so important to allow people to “buy in” to something affordable when they can’t get/afford health insurance through work or an insurance company. Please keep the Medi ...

America being bankrupted

What? A $600 billion price tag for health insurance and that money to pay for it is coming from where? Oh wait ... I just bought a $1 million home but I have no money and no idea h ...

Uninsured affect us all

The population of the US is 301,000,000. The number of uninsured is 45,000,000. One out of six or seven people have no health insurance or better said no health care. Now let’s ...

Public can’t vote in the boardrooms

Health care reform is in my mind and the mind of most of the people I talk to. This is the first time in a long time that our government has tried to do what is right for the avera ...

Public insurance has pitfalls

Since President Obama’s speech on July 22 we are hearing a lot about health care insurance reform instead of health care reform, specifically, from my understanding, making it le ...

For first time, every kid in the county could have health insurance, officials say

The history of children's health care in Placer County is about to change. According to the First 5 Placer Children and Families Commission a regional Children's Health Initiativ ...