I have been a freelance writer for over a decade now. And I can tell you from experience that if it wasn’t for the Affordable Care Act, I couldn’t have afforded to get medical care when I developed skin cancer a decade ago. I used to work in academia, and I took for granted the convenience of having employment-sponsored health
“I am in a lot of pain and I give you permission to remove 2 or 3 teeth.” Many years ago, I was in so much pain from a toothache that I went to a dentist’s office and wrote those exact words on a patient registration form. I said this to my relatives, and they howled with laughter. It was
In 2018, Medicare will have $25 billion less in funding. And in 2019 about 4 million people who currently have health coverage will become uninsured — that goes up to 17 million by 2027.
Jackie Cohen is an award winning financial journalist turned turned financial advisor obsessed with climate change risk, data and business. Jackie holds a B.A. Degree from Macalester College and an M.A. in English from Claremont Graduate University.
Now that Obamacare is going into full effect in 2014, people need to make a decision: should I try to get health insurance (if the Obamacare website ever starts working) or should I just pay the fine for not having insurance? If you are young and healthy, it might make sense to just pay the fine. Let me clarify. I'm
I've heard just about enough about this fight over the Obamacare mandate that all heath insurance must provide birth control without a co-pay. It's even spreading into the personal finance world with Sandy's article Stay Out of My Uterus. I need to address it because if I don't my head is going to explode! If you don't want to read
If you have a job that offers benefits, it's probably around the time of year where you need to pick your benefits. Yesterday I talked about how I decided I didn't need long term disability insurance. Today I want to talk about how I do need Health Insurance, and why I love my High Deductible plan. Use "Health Insurance Made