Riding the Health Care Cost Rocket

Written by Steven Hansen When I read informed opinion on health care costs going up or going down, I visualize the scenes in the Exorcist (Linda Blair’s head rotating a complete 360 degrees or her pea soup hurling). It really depends on what data set you pull, how you view the data in that data set, …

Our Two Most Onerous Taxes: College Tuition and Healthcare Insurance

It is not coincidence that these two unofficial taxes–healthcare and college tuition–are soaring in cost, outpacing all other household expenses.

The Great Debate©: Is Healthcare a Right?

Editor’s note: Three weeks ago GEI published an Opinion article  by Michael Kulla entitled “Health Care Paradox:  Red Tap, Lobbies, Political Posturing . . . and Sick People.” The following article was submitted to discuss and debate some of the issues and opinions that Dr. Kulla expressed in his article. Health Care Paradox: Is our …

Potential Hidden Benefits from Obamacare

by Elliott Morss Introduction We hear a lot about: Universal coverage; Nobody can be refused insurance because of pre-existing conditions; Children cover under parents’ insurance until 26; Insurance companies cannot drop you because you get sick. But there is a lot more in the 2,409-page Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act than these benefits. To …