Health Care

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Sept. 1, 2017) – Today, an Alabama law went into effect that will help facilitate healthcare freedom in the state, and set the stage to nullify in practice federal control over the healthcare industry. Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) sponsored Senate Bill 94 (SB94). The new law specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called…

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Aug. 16, 2017) – A bill prefiled for the 2018 Florida legislative session would help facilitate healthcare freedom outside of government regulatory schemes. Sen. Tom Lee (R-Brandon) prefiled Senate Bill 80 (SB80) on Aug. 9. The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements) do not constitute insurance, thereby freeing doctors…

Life expectancy gains have stalled. The grim silver lining? Lower pension costs
Bloomberg reports:

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 end up living as long as they were projected to just a few years ago, their employers ultimately won’t have to pay them as much in pension and other lifelong retirement benefits.

read more at https://nalert.blogspot.rs/2017/08/americans-are-dying-younger-saving.html

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DENVER, Colo. (Aug. 10, 2017) – Yesterday, a Colorado law that will help facilitate healthcare freedom in the state went into effect. A bipartisan coalition of two representatives and two senators sponsored House Bill 1115 (HB1115). The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements) do not constitute insurance, thereby freeing…

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 31, 2017) – Yesterday, an Arkansas law went into effect that will help facilitate healthcare freedom and set the stage to nullify federally run healthcare in practice. Rep. Justin Gonzales (R-Okolona) sponsored House Bill 2240 (HB2240). The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements) do not…

President Trump’s answer to the Senate health-care bill collapse was to stand back and allow ObamaCare to collapse too. There aren’t enough healthy customers paying premiums to cover the sick ones. And insurance companies are pulling out as ObamaCare heads into a death spiral. Trump claims that when the program fails he won’t own it.

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Ann Coulter: GOP Rallies Behind Idiotic Bill
Ann Coulter
Jul. 13, 2017

Republicans are about to do something very stupid. Using bribery, threats and cajolery, they intend to pass a catastrophically unpopular bill on a party-line vote.GOP: Obamacar…

by Jeremy Beaman | Jul 7, 2017, 10:59 AM

. Rand Paul has not been quiet about his displeasure with the Republican healthcare bill as it was written, saying many times that he can’t vote for it unless it looks more like an actual repeal of Obamacare.

Paul has derided Republicans for dropping the essence of their previous “repeal and replace” mantra for another big government approach, which promises an infusion of more federal money into the healthcare system.

read more at http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/rand-paul-is-going-to-war-with-his-own-party/article/2627979

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Ju. 5, 2017) – This week, West Virginia will officially begin to shut down its state-run Obamacare health insurance exchange, leaving its operation in the hands of what has proven to be a very incapable federal government. With a new law passed earlier this year going into effect, West Virginia takes an important first…