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Vermont Attorney General’s Concludes Investigation Into Jonathan Gruber Invoices for Single-Payer Economic Model

August 17, 2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, It seems the Vermont Attorney General’s Office has concluded its investigation into the invoices and billing practices of Dr. Jonathan Gruber, an economic consultant, who contracted with the State of Vermont in July 2014 to provide policy expertise, research and economic modeling relating to the implementation […]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Obamacare|0 Comments

Could A Democratic Corruption Scandal Help Repeal ObamaCare?

ED MORRISSEYPosted at 12:01 pm on August 18, 2017

Remember Robert Menendez? The Democratic Senator from New Jersey has kept a relatively low profile since being indicted in early 2015on corruption charges, perhaps hoping to play out the clock. His effort to stave off a trial by using the Speech or Debate Clause ran aground at […]

By |August 20th, 2017|Obamacare|1 Comment

Health insurance premiums expected to increase for New Jerseyans in 2018

By Anjalee Khemlani, August 11, 2017 at 8:05 AM

Weeks after the collapse of the attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, uncertainty around federal action is affecting premium rates and continues to unsettle the health insurance industry.

“The continued uncertainty is making it very difficult for carriers,” said New Jersey Association of Health Plans […]

By |August 15th, 2017|Obamacare|0 Comments

To Save Money On Health Costs, Try Putting Away Your Insurance Card

Jeanne Pinder ,  CONTRIBUTOR

Psst: You might pay less for health care if you put away your insurance card.

Like most of us, you probably think your insurance policy gives you access to better prices. But that’s not always true.

How do you find out? It takes a little bit of work. But when you’re done, you’ll know […]

By |August 14th, 2017|Obamacare, Obmacare|0 Comments

Americans Are Dying Younger, Saving Corporations Billions

Life expectancy gains have stalled. The grim silver lining? Lower pension costs
By
John Tozzi
August 8, 2017, 4:00 AM EDT

Steady improvements in American life expectancy have stalled, and more Americans are dying at younger ages. But for companies straining under the burden of their pension obligations, the distressing trend could have a grim upside: If people don’t […]

By |August 9th, 2017|Obamacare|0 Comments

Republican donor from Virginia Beach sues GOP, accusing the party of fraud over failed Obamacare repeal

Let us Know when the Class Action gets Started !

By Bill Bartel and Scott Daugherty
The Virginian-Pilot
Aug 4, 2017 Updated 15 min ago

A retired attorney in Virginia Beach is so incensed that Republicans couldn’t repeal the Affordable Care Act he’s suing to get political donations back, accusing the GOP of fraud and racketeering.

Bob Heghmann, 70, filed […]

By |August 5th, 2017|Obamacare|0 Comments

Judicial Watch: HHS Documents Reveal Known Pre-Launch Security Flaws in Healthcare.gov 

July 29,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

 Washington DC,  Judicial Watch today released two productions of documents 1123 pages of Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) records showing security officials’ concerns about the Obamacare website prior to its launch.

Judicial Watch obtained the HHS documents in response to a court order in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit (Judicial […]

By |July 29th, 2017|Obamacare|0 Comments

Alieta Eck, M.D. testifies to Senate about a better way to provide medical care to the poor

Washington DC , a simple idea to lower healthcare costs continues to be ignored by New Jersey state legislator ,according to Alieta Eck, MD ,”this was a hearing in 2011. Our bill, NJ S239, is still waiting to be heard by the NJ Senate Health Committee. We believe we have enough votes to pass it through, but […]

By |July 26th, 2017|Obamacare|0 Comments

Price Transparency In Medicine Faces Stiff Opposition — From Hospitals And Doctors

“The hospitals complain that they cannot publish their prices because they would have to ask the insurer in order to state the price up front. What other industry thinks like that? “How much is this dress?” Answer, “What credit card are you using?” Forget the insurer. What is the best CASH, check or credit card […]

By |July 25th, 2017|Obamacare|0 Comments

The Pitfalls of Single-Payer Health Care: Canada’s Cautionary Tale

by CANDICE MALCOLM
April 13, 2017
4:00 AM

Before resigning themselves to socialized medicine, flummoxed legislators should consider the experience of our neighbors to the North. In the Netflix series House of Cards, President Frank Underwood campaigned for the White House by telling Americans, “You are entitled to nothing.” The fictional president — a Democrat, no less — […]

By |June 24th, 2017|Obamacare|1 Comment