GOP candidates and the Faulty Five

“After dozens of attempts over the past five years, Republicans were finally able to get a bill through Congress last week to repeal the Affordable Care Act. It was all theatrics, of course. As everyone expected, President Obama vetoed the bill as soon as it reached his desk on Friday.

Despite what they might tell their constituents, Republican lawmakers know that as long as Obama calls the White House home, which he will for another full year, Obamacare will not …

Presidential Aspirations for Medicare’s future

In case you missed a discussion of the senior safety net in the early debates, here’s a look at what presidential candidates are thinking. If you’ve watched all of the presidential debates so far – both Democratic and Republican – and you were waiting for the candidates to tell you if and how they would […]

The ‘Casino Effect’ on Your Health Insurance Rates

If you’re being hit with a huge rate hike on your individual health plan next year, your insurance carrier likely ‘placed bad bets’ last year. Minnesotans who get health insurance through the individual market last week became the latest in the country to get unwelcome news: the cost of their coverage will likely go up […]