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Fewer than 10% of eligible 18- to 34-year-olds signed up for Obamacare

The plan was – and still is – they need huge support from the young crowd who do not have employer-sponsored health insurance to buy into the state or federal exchanges. The goal for the first year was to have 2.8 million enrolled (out of 11.4 million), but total signups are only at 1.1 million through the end of February.

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Obama administration puts more pressure on health insurance companies…

… to solve the problems created by the Obama administration and Obamacare. Back on Dec. 6 I wrote about the provision in Obamacare that might leave doctors and health care providers in a position where they are told a patient has coverage, but they end up not getting paid. Now, but Obama administration is pressuring insurance companies to pay for procedures and care even if no premiums have been paid.

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Health care providers will be on the hook for some patients who don’t pay premiums

If you ran a business – and yes, a physician’s office is a business – would you join into a program that requires you provide services, but does not guaranty you’d get paid? That’s what physicians and other health care providers are learning when it comes to insureds who fall behind on their premium payments.

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Majority of Americans say “No” to federal government’s involvement in health care

I think this is significant since it gives promise to our demands for a smaller and leaner government, especially at the federal level. Only 42 percent of random adults think the federal government should be involved with health care.

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Hillarycare

Hillary Clinton, as the heiress apparent for the Democrat party, gave us a glimpse of our future under her “guidance”. Read more

HealthCare.gov could only handle 1,100 users concurrently

The day before the federal healthcare.gov website went live, they were completing a routine stress test on an implementation environment and they were only able to handle 1,100 users “before response times get too high.”

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In Excellent Health – Dr. Scott Atlas from Stanford University’s Hoover Institute

Jim just interviewed Dr. Scott Atlas from the Hoover Institute about health care and health care outcomes in the United States compared to other countries. They also specifically discussed health care quality and outcomes in the United Kingdom.

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Obamacare – It’s all about spin and marketing

Remember what I wrote about the other day? Even though the Democrats passed and started implementing Obamacare years ago, they have been in a constant battle to sell this law to the people. It continues.

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Reminder: Obama lied about being able to keep health insurance coverage you like

If you like your policy, you can keep it. If you like your doctor, you can keep him or her. Those were lies. We told you over-and-over this was the case.

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UnitedHealthcare cancels agreements with doctors servicing Medicare Advantage patients

As of February, more than 2,000 physicians will be dropped from UnitedHealthcare’s Medicare Advantage program in Connecticut. Although you’ll see this referred to as a profit-related move in the media, this is not about United being greedy.

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