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Healthy consumer? Don’t charge a premium

August 13, 2012

Sometimes, taking an idea to its extreme offers food for thought — and this is definitely extreme.  What would a world be like in which a consumer who’s in measurably great health paid little or nothing for their health insurance coverage? Yeah, managed care execs, I can already hear you screaming “How can we survive this way?” […]

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30 percent premium increases? I think not, sirs

September 7, 2010

I have struggled long and hard with my sense of propriety, but as times change, women must change, and so I say to you, captains of health insurance concerns:  Have you no shame? Of course, as more than a century has passed since I began my labors in the service of the public health, paying […]

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