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Were You Surprised by the Obamacare Decision?

We’ll be honest. We were pretty floored with how the Supreme Court decision came out on Thursday, but we don’t feel so bad since apparently, we weren’t the only ones surprised:

President Barack Obama was standing outside the Oval Office when he saw the news on television just after 10 a.m. Two networks, CNN and . . . → Read More: Were You Surprised by the Obamacare Decision?

Are Doctors Just Clueless About Medical Costs?

A few years ago, concerned about a persistent cough that I had that just wouldn’t go away, my doctor prescribed me a round of Advair, diligently showed me how to inhale the Advair and sent me off to the pharmacy to pick up the prescription. Well, those of you who have ever used Advair probably . . . → Read More: Are Doctors Just Clueless About Medical Costs?

Could Everyone Win on Obamacare?

That’s the question that Dr. Kevin Pho is posing over at KevinMD.com. We’re not sure we entirely agree with him, but his commentary is definitely worth a look:

Most important, patients should be happy. As I wrote in the New York Times Room for Debate recently, the ACA has already provided benefits not to only . . . → Read More: Could Everyone Win on Obamacare?

Will You Have To Get Health Insurance By 2014?

A nifty infographic from our friends at The Kaiser Family Foundation on the health insurance mandate:

What do you think about the Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act? Tell us about in our discussion forum!

. . . → Read More: Will You Have To Get Health Insurance By 2014?

Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act!

Yup, in what may be the news of the century so far, the Supreme Court has upheld most of the Affordable Care Act.  And in a surprising turn of events, much of the reasoning is based on the idea that the health insurance mandate is a tax.

We’re still going through what the Supreme Court . . . → Read More: Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act!

Free Mammograms in Findlay, Ohio on July 10th… Sign Up Now!

Blanchard Valley Hospital’s Woman Wise Mammography will be offering free screening mammograms Tuesday, July 10 at Woman Wise located in the EasternWoods Outpatient Center, 15900 Medical Drive South, Findlay. The free mammograms are being provided as part of the Hancock County Mammography Screening Initiative (HCMSI).

Appointments for free mammograms will be available from 1 to . . . → Read More: Free Mammograms in Findlay, Ohio on July 10th… Sign Up Now!

Are Americans With Pre-Existing Conditions Like Lindsay Lohan?

We take the matter a little personally, so we’ll let you decide as John Stossel pontificates on the matter on Fox News:

Just call me LiLo!

Do you think health insurance companies should have to cover people with pre-existing conditions? Tell us about it in our discussion forum!

. . . → Read More: Are Americans With Pre-Existing Conditions Like Lindsay Lohan?

The Health Insurance Mandate: So What Does Massachusetts Actually Look Like?

The Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act is probably largely going to turn on the health insurance mandate, so we thought we’d share an interesting piece from CBS News on the one state in the nation that already has a health insurance mandate, Massachusetts:

Do you think everyone should have to buy . . . → Read More: The Health Insurance Mandate: So What Does Massachusetts Actually Look Like?

California Seniors Saved $41 million on Prescription Drugs Through Obamacare, Says Data

In more news on what’s at stake in the Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act, new data has come out on Obamacare’s effect on seniors and their prescription drug spending. According to the data, the 70,000 seniors in California have saved a total of $41 million on their prescription drug costs through the . . . → Read More: California Seniors Saved $41 million on Prescription Drugs Through Obamacare, Says Data

So Who Else Is Waiting on the Supreme Court Decision?

Yup, we’re still waiting for the Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act. In the meantime, we’ll point you to the profile of yet another American waiting to hear on the decision:

As a person with a lot to lose, Deborah Sferlazza anxiously awaits a ruling expected this week from the U.S. Supreme Court . . . → Read More: So Who Else Is Waiting on the Supreme Court Decision?