Trump’s order on healthcare, matters arising

By Osmond Ekwueme In the wake of the failure of Congress to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, President Donald Trump is moving to dismantle the law with executive order that he announced today. What cannot be achieved by legislation, the administration aims to destroy by dictation using the…

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Health insurance and a pre-existing condition

By Osmond Ekwueme The effort to take away health insurance from the middle class and the poor and funnel the savings into tax cuts for the rich is a little like mold. It grows best in the dark” The solution is to expose it to the strong light of day.…

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Obamacare or Trumpcare: Don’t Make America Sick!

Republicans have promised to repeal and replace the ACA. They are now in a position to actually do that and, low and behold, they have no replacement. They want to repeal it and wait for another 2 years to replace it. Suddenly, people are entertaining the possibility that they might…

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Understanding Obamacare’s premium hike

By Osmond Ekwueme The current argument is that Obamacare is failing because the insurers are losing money. Well, the reason the insurers are losing money, and keep raising premiums and deductibles, is easy to understand. It is because the tax-penalty for failing to buy insurance when you are healthy is…

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