California’s Proposition 45: Why it Failed and Its Indictment on the Affordable Care Act
Affordable Care Act / Healthcare / healthcare premiums / Politics

California’s Proposition 45: Why it Failed and Its Indictment on the Affordable Care Act

Tuesday (November 4) was a big day for the Republican Party, gaining seven seats in the Senate giving them control of both chambers of Congress. In all of the excitement about the momentum change in federal politics, there was a proposition being voted on in California that went relatively unnoticed when it should not have. … Continue reading

Many Americans In the Dark About the Health Care Law
Affordable Care Act / Healthcare / healthcare premiums

Many Americans In the Dark About the Health Care Law

The Kaiser Family Foundation maintains an on-going tracking poll that surveys the opinions of approximately 1,203 adults on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The polls started in May of 2010 with only 41% of the surveyed population in favor of the ACA. 14% were unsure of the law or simply refused to answer. The latest poll … Continue reading

America / Healthcare / healthcare premiums / Medicare / Politics / Social Insurance Programs / Social Security

Social Insurance Programs: Young American’s “Opinions”

In early February, the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) hosted their 25th annual policy research conference on “Medicare and Social Security in a Time of Budget Austerity.” It was a two-day event and I gladly participated in one of their several sessions on a Friday afternoon. The session that I chose to attend was … Continue reading