health insurance

Michael Moore, Capitalism, and Dead Peasants Insurance

I saw the new Michael Moore movie, this weekend. I know some of you are rolling  your eyes. You either like Michael Moore or you don’t — and I happen to like his films because I always learn something new. [I’m also a nazi fascist liberal communist feminist homosexual pervert in the eyes of some […]

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Salary v. Benefits

I’m still thinking about the uninsured woman with cancer who wrote to me and asked for advice. I’m wondering When you look for a job, what’s more important: the salary or the health care benefits? Would you accept a great job with a salary & crappy benefits, or would you take a mediocre job simply […]

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Pfizer Launches Program for Newly Unemployed Americans

A reader sent me this letter on Friday. What to do if you do not have health insurance and faced with cancer?  I am trying to figure out what is important.  I was hoping you might be able to give me some insight. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.  Thank you. Thank you. These […]

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The Cost of Health Insurance: Women & Men

Sarah O’Keefe, who runs a small business, left a comment on my post about health insurance. I’d like to see a public option because I think that it will force insurers to improve their offerings. Please do not get me started on the fact that insuring women is twice as expensive as insuring men. A […]

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Health Insurance: What Do You Think, Yo?

The numbers are out there and they don’t look good. Approximately 60% of bankruptcies are caused by medical bills, and roughly 75% of those bankruptcies are incurred by Americans with health coverage. This staggering data means that you—a hardworking dude in the middle-class—is probably one health crisis away from bankruptcy (Consumerist). Just because you have […]

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