Health Care’s Role in the National Economy

In spite of all the debate about health care, few Americans truly understand how important this industry is, not only for maintaining our wellbeing but also its pivotal role in the national economy. It may surprise you to learn that health care is the largest economic engine and jobs creator in the nation. In 2015, […]

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What is Single Payer Health Insurance?

You may have heard the term “single payer insurance” during the most recent presidential campaign or in local politics if you live in California or Colorado, but you may not know what it is exactly or why it is so important. Single payer insurance is when all the residents of a jurisdiction pay a single […]

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Congressional Budget Office Grades the American Health Care Act

The American Health Care Act was the first step in repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare.  For nearly eight years, Republican candidates for Congress and the Presidency have promised to dismantle Obamacare, and with the election of Republican Donald Trump and Republican majorities in both the U.S. House of Representatives […]

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What Happens if President Trump Stops Subsidizing Insurers

For months on the campaign trail, Donald Trump repeatedly labeled Obamacare a “disaster” and promised to repeal and replace it. After taking office, President Trump has made health care reform the centerpiece of his legislative agenda. In March, he worked with House Speaker Paul Ryan to draft the American Health Care Act, and although it […]

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Three Most Common Health Conditions in the U.S.

The American lifestyle often has no equal. We have access to food, entertainment and comfort that few people around the world enjoy.  Unfortunately, there are some drawbacks to these perks, namely a higher risk to certain health issues.  These medical conditions are often the result of genetic predisposition, poor diet or high risk habits like […]

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How Health Insurance Can Help You Live Longer

Health insurance has long been a major concern for Americans. In the past few years, millions of Americans have signed up for health coverage through programs sponsored by the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare. Whether you have coverage through your employer, the health insurance marketplaces or a government program like Medicaid, you […]

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Finding a Reliable Health Insurer

These days, it is important to protect yourself and your loved ones from health problems and the financial entanglements that often accompany them by getting quality health insurance.  For many consumers, getting a health plan is all about the monthly premium, provider network and coverage benefits, but you should also consider the reputation of the […]

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Are Your Health Insurance Premiums Going to Go Up?

If you are like most Americans, you are probably watching the activities in Washington D.C. with a certain amount of concern.  After all, if Congress does pass a health care reform law that scraps the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare), that could dramatically change a lot of things about your current health insurance.  […]

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