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Health insurance: Even tough for CEOs to get

The truth really is stranger than fiction: Even the CEO of one of the most powerful health insurance companies would have issues finding health insurance in the individual market. In an interview with Kaiser Health… Read more.

04.13.2011 / Kate Blocher, / Insights Column

Health Coverage Still Tough To Get For Individuals

A recent report released by Commonwealth Fund, a health care advocacy group, found that nearly three-quarters of Americans who tried to buy insurance on the individual market in the last three years faced obstacles that… Read more.

03.31.2011 / Rachel Bates, / Insights Column

The crab and his mother

Aesop tells us an interesting story called “The Crab and His Mother.”  The fable goes: A crab said to her son, "Why do you walk so one-sided, my child? It is far more becoming… Read more.

03.28.2011 / Justin Kolikof, / Insights Column

Battling back against rate hikes

Carrie Fitzgerald, an advocate for children and families in Iowa, was frustrated by health insurance premiums continually increasing for Iowans in the individual market. Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield dominates 80 percent of… Read more.

03.24.2011 / Erin Kelly, / Insights Column

Patients will no longer pay more, then get less

      Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, President of the National Physician's Alliance, was sick and tired of seeing more and more of her patients paying more for insurance and getting less in return. She calls the… Read more.

03.23.2011 / Insights Column