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More Cost Shifted to Kids by the Feds: Healthcare.gov still on the wrong track

By |October 31st, 2017|

Just a few days ago, we got this post on Facebook:
“I want to start by saying thank you for helping my autistic son out so much for so long. He has made significant progress at the therapy center he goes to and he now has hopes for an independent life. […]

Do You Want Your Blue Cross Plan to Have Big Market Share?

By |October 26th, 2017|

Do You Want Your Blue Cross Plan to Have Big Market Share?
Recently, I’ve read some news articles on a study talking about how concentrated health insurance markets are in different states. The study, thoughts from important officials and data all lead to one set of conclusions for our state:
Blue Cross […]

Move Quickly, Your Time Is Short! Open Enrollment for 2018 Plans

By |October 26th, 2017|

Open Enrollment for individual health insurance in Louisiana starts Nov. 1. It ends Dec. 15. This six-week period is much shorter than any previous year, and since the administration has decided to cut off most enrollment advertising, many of our friends and neighbors here who buy their own health insurance […]

Trump’s Executive Order on Healthcare: The Process Begins

By |October 24th, 2017|

Last week, I took a well-deserved vacation. As I perched on the balcony of a nice condo on a balmy October day, enjoying an amazing view of the Gulf of Mexico and people below swimming, sunning and playing, my phone started going crazy. I mean crazy.

Along came the Twitter alerts.

For […]

Straight Talk: The Jim Engster Show

By |October 18th, 2017|

Mike Bertaut joins Jim Engster to discuss the health care plan currently being considered in Congress. The plan would continue with cost sharing payments to health insurance providers.

The plan would continue with cost sharing payments to health insurance providers.

And the plan currently enjoys bipartisan support in Congress.