insurance

Reform vote took courage

I was once the victim of denial of health insurance coverage by the big companies. The stress of being without health insurance can be as bad as any sickness. We’ve got to hand ...

Obamacare brings calamity

With coercion, arm-twisting and many bribes, our Democratic Congress has passed Obamacare which will be one of the worst calamities our country has seen. Yes, we all agree that he ...

Time to kick out the politicians

When are we as Americans — home of the free — gonna stop swallowing this behavior from our politicians? They want us to carry insurance on our employees. That would be nice but ...

Octogenarian’s health plea

I am writing in sheer desperation. My insurance is trying to take away my liquid potassium, which I have been on for many years. I only have half a bowl and need it. I have had t ...

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 ...

Assign all same health plan

Dear president, politicians and insurance company mediators: Whatever health plan you all decide to put onto the American people must be the same plan you all have for yourselves ...

Health care industry out of control

Wendell Potter, a former CIGNA executive, recently testified before the Senate. CIGNA is just the tip of the health insurance iceberg with their exorbitant grab of health dollars. ...

PROFITS OR PATRIOTISM?

I understand the consternation in the health care and health insurance boardrooms across the USA. They are concerned with the demise of their customer base, or, more properly, the ...

Get a good grip on your wallet

Washington says the problem with health care is the ever rising cost. “Health care is too costly,” “Health care is not affordable to many Americans.” What I haven’t heard ...

Give everyone legislators’ plan

Will our senators and representatives and their families be required to participate in whatever health care plan they cook up for the rest of us? If the answer is no (and that is t ...

Bicycle bashers need common sense

Do people like George Vann ever bother to think before they write letters to the Journal? In his letter of Aug. 16, he says bicyclists need to get a California license, registrati ...

Don't allow uninsured to die unnecessarily

I have worked as a private contractor with a small arts business for 25 years. During this time, several of my fellows, all private teachers, and I have not been able to afford hea ...

We need the public health care insurance option

I currently pay more for medical coverage because doctors and hospitals must cover the costs of those without insurance. And this is a major reason we need real health care reform. ...

Out-of-pocket health costs skyrocketing

Our health care crisis isn’t solely about the 50 million Americans without health insurance. More and more of us with health insurance can’t afford the out-of-pocket costs we a ...
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