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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

One year later: No death panels here

I don’t know about you, but it seems like yesterday that Sarah Palin was speaking into every microphone she could find lamenting that health reform would lead to President Obama personally pulling the plug… Read more.

03.23.2011 / Ron Pollack, / Insights Column

How health reform helps young adults

      In the video above, Aaron Smith, co-founder of Young Invincibles, a group representing the interests of 18 to 34-year-olds in the health care debate, talks about the benefits of the Affordable Care… Read more.

03.18.2011 / Insights Column