California v Texas – Threats to the ACA and Its Financial and Human Cost as Seen in the North State

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), passed by a hair when the Democrats had control of all levels of the Federal Government, was the most impactful piece of healthcare legislation since the implementation of Medicare and Medicaid in the 1960s. Unfortunately,… Continue Reading


Know the Facts about Obamacare

It’s interesting to me when someone says that they hate “Obamacare” (the popular name for the Affordable Care Act-ACA). This law is complex and far reaching. Most people simply don’t understand how many areas are affected by the law. Most… Continue Reading


Affordable Care Act and The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015

In this column, I have stressed repeatedly that what drives health insurance premiums is primarily health care costs! The ACA (Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare) attempted to address this issue by encouraging participation in ACO’s (Accountable Care Organization). Medicare defines… Continue Reading