Archive for the ‘Health Care’ Category

Just Because Rep Ryan Says It, Part 2

May 24th, 2011

I riffed on the first part of this phony claim by Rep Ryan the other day–“Our plan is to give seniors the power to deny business to inefficient providers”—promising to get to the second part–“…their plan [Affordable Care Act] is to give government the power to deny care to seniors”—later. So here goes on the… Read more

Private Insurance Markets: They’re Different

May 17th, 2011

I’m going to do a couple of posts on health care this morning, riffing off of two extremely revealing news accounts.  To me, these both fit in the “STMYGH” category (‘stuff that makes you go hmmm’): The NYT ran an interesting article about insurance company economics this weekend and I was once again struck by… Read more