Insurance

It Is Worth Note’n Where He’s Vote’n

by Ed Naile November 24, 2014

The NH State Supreme Court caught an interstate voter for us!! Well, thank you Supremes for at least this bit of sunshine. Cited is a State Supreme Court appeal regarding what looks like a dog bite case (that’s not slang, a dog bit someone) and who, from where, insured by what coverage, of what residence, […]

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Government – Making “Buying Insurance” Worse Than Filing Your Taxes

by Steve MacDonald July 25, 2014
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And by the way, Healthcare.gov is still a sad, screwed up mess…. This seems like an especially timely reminder, given yesterday’s news about how easily GAO investigators were able to buy insurance with faked credentials on Healthcare.gov. WECT in Wilmington, North Carolina reports that actual consumers have a much more difficult time in acquiring and paying […]

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Massachusetts Bay Insurance Refuses to Renew NH Gun Shop Coverage

by Steve MacDonald June 9, 2014
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I’m not a big fan of boycotts but maybe we need to get the word out that Massachusetts Bay Insurance Company might be playing progressive anti-gun reindeer games with legal businesses in New Hampshire.  Just in case. Union Leader Shooters Outpost, a gun shop in Hooksett, New Hampshire, is claiming that it received a “non-renewal […]

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Really “Fixing” Health Care Coverage Could Be the “New” New Hampshire Advantage

by Steve MacDonald March 14, 2014
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If you want to keep people off Medicaid, or food stamps, or welfare, you need to improve their employment prospects.   This works best with little or no public money or political interference.   Business flourishes in the sun, so the shadow of the bureaucracy must be as small as possible. We also know that the more […]

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In the Future the Term ‘ObamaCare’ Might Replace “Screw You”

by Steve MacDonald February 6, 2014
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Welcome to the Democrat’s Health Care Revolution… The Obamacare subsidy cliff is so steep that if you earn just $1 above the threshold, you could end up paying anywhere from a few thousand dollars to $20,000 more for insurance, depending on your age.  Take the case of a couple of 55-year-olds living in St. Croix […]

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Notable Quote – Congressional Budget Office Report

by Steve MacDonald February 5, 2014
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Nothing says “Democrats are the smartest people in the room” like this… “As a result of the ACA, between 6 million and 7 million fewer people will have employment-based insurance coverage each year from 2016 through 2024 than would be the case in the absence of the ACA.” Would it be racist to claim this […]

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Medicaid Expansion – State Policy Challenges Discussed

by Steve MacDonald December 9, 2013
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Early on in this audio Dr. Garboyes, talking about Medicaid and the effort to expand it, brings up an essential point.  The assumption by ObamaCare and Medicaid expansion advocates is that their solution will give you health care you both want and need.   And wheter you are paying or think you are getting a […]

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The Realities of DemocratCare…. or ‘They Don’t Call us “The Right!” For Nothing.’ Part VI

by Steve MacDonald October 27, 2013
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Another “No, you Can’t Keep Your Plan” story–once again demonstrating who is Right and who is….left on a hook by the Democrats.  Not to worry lefty warriors, she’s just pregnant and been forced to go shopping for a new plan. Party of Change?  I get it now.   Democrat: “Guess we lied- You’ll have to Change […]

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The Realities of DemocratCare…. or ‘They Don’t Call us “The Right!” For Nothing.’ Part III

by Steve MacDonald October 26, 2013
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You can keep your Doctor and your Coverage…..or not. It’s easy to get lost in the numbers: CareFirst is dropping healthcare coverage for 76,000 because of Obamacare.  In Florida, Obamacare is costing 300,000 their health insurance. State by state, Americans can expect to pay more to get less from the health insurance, again thanks to […]

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GrokTALK! 10-5-13 Interview – Brian ‘Bulldog’ Tilton & Dr. Betsey McCaughey

by Steve MacDonald October 7, 2013
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  In the final segment Skip and Mike sit down with Brain Tilton and Dr. Betsey McCaughey, speaker at this weekends New Hampshire Federation of Republican Women Event in Concord, NH. (pronounced McCoy, by the way–yes I pronounced it wrong in every segment thanks to Skip- Ding!) The focus of the event is healthcare but […]

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What does Missouri Have in Common with New Hampshire?

by Steve MacDonald September 27, 2013
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  In Missouri Obamacare exchange, BC/BS doesn't include key health care system. Health advocates stunned. http://t.co/UqBx7tQeOU — Brian Faughnan (@BrianFaughnan) September 26, 2013 KHN Patient advocates say the exclusion of one of Missouri’s top hospital systems from policies offered by the region’s biggest insurer under the Affordable Care Act could hinder treatment for some patients […]

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What Can Brown Do For You?

by Steve MacDonald August 21, 2013
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It’s an old UPS tag line, What can Brown Do for You, but now it has so many meanings I’m not sure where to begin.  Maybe we’ll just go with this:  UPS is a Teamster shop, their pilots and their mechanics are all in unions.  Unions pushed hard and spent much in blood and treasure […]

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Medicaid Expansion in NH? It’s a Trap!

by Steve MacDonald August 7, 2013

So your uncle, let’s call him Sam, comes to you and says, “Hey!”  He actually says ‘hey.’  “I got an idea.   I know I owe more than I can earn.  I know I borrow 40% of every dollar I spend already every year.  I know I’m deep in debt.  I know that I’ve not been […]

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“Affordable” Care Strikes Again – Spouses and Children Hit Hardest

by Steve MacDonald February 8, 2013

Last week I reported on new rules released by the unelected bureaucrats at the IRS.  In the process of defining ‘Affordable,’ for the purpose of enforcing the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obama-Care), families that cannot “afford the employer coverage that they are offered on the job will not be able to get financial […]

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It Depends on What The Definition of ‘Affordable’ Is

by Steve MacDonald February 1, 2013

The Democrat conquest of the Insurance market continues apace as the IRS has just released some more rules for the commoners to live by.   These ‘rules’ include the definition of ‘affordable’ as in “Patient Affordable Care Act,” and as it turns out… Nearly 500,00 children, under Obamacare, will still lack health insurance because many poor […]

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I Could Hardly Be Happier…

by Steve MacDonald June 28, 2012

There were only two outcomes from the Supreme Court that would be useful on the Patiend Affordable Care Act.  Complete repeal, or sustaining ObamaCare essentially unchanged.  The Supreme Court chose the latter, more or less.  And this is fine by me. America hates this bill.  A majority of states hate it.  Independents hate it.  But […]

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GrokTV Event: Ovide Lamontagne House Event Q&A-Q3: Are you in support of a la carte insurance?

by Skip February 23, 2012

Last week, the ‘Grok also went to the home of NH State Senator Jeanne Forrester who held a home event for Ovide Lamontagne (running to be the NH GOP nominee to be the next NH Governor).  A full house listened to him first speak, and then answer question.  This was asked: “Are you in favor […]

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New Obamacare Regulations “Pamphlet” preview?

by Steve MacDonald June 3, 2011

New Health Care Regulations released.

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Hey Lefty? Wassup With the Health Care Waivers?

by Steve MacDonald May 19, 2011

Here’s a nice video to get you primed up and ready to de-fang a union near you. It’s all about ObamaScare and the Democrat-Crony Waiver wire. Unions, Democrats, Hypocrites, Together.

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The End Of The “We Pay Taxes Too” Argument?

by Steve MacDonald March 23, 2011

The only way it could ever be equal, is if we all paid the same taxes, and taxpayers paid nothing extra for benefits and retirement; you would have to fund pay all of your share of both at the same rates as the average private citizen.

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Democrats Prepare to Defend The NH Health Insurance Monopoly

by Steve MacDonald February 22, 2011

Democrats hate this bill as well. It allows small business owners and individuals to seek arrangements and coverage to meet their specific needs.

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