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Are American Voters Stupid?

If you were paying attention to the news this week you know a video of MIT professor Jonathan Gruber, one of the most important authors of tha Affordable Care Act openly admitted in a video recorded in 2013 that the passage of ACA was dependent upon fooling both the CBO and Congress and the inh...[read more]

The Ebola Epidemic

There is a lot of misunderstanding around the recent Ebola outbreak. There is reason to feel safe from the disease based upon its prevalence or density in our population. There is also good reason to be concerned about the disease and act proactively, due to the extremely high death rate associat...[read more]

Delaware health plan poses numerous cost problems

This article was originally published as a "Delaware Voice" article in the News Journal on October 13, 2014. Delaware and the Christiana Care Health Systems feted Dr. Donald Berwick, former head of Medicare and Medicaid Services and a major author of the Affordable Care Act, last year a...[read more]

Dr. Chris Cascells makes his "Dace" Debut

Dr. John Stapleford, taking over as CRI's new President, spoke to Dace Blaskovitz on "Money and Politics in Delaware" about his new role as CRI's president and on what was going on with the state's economy. The show airs Saturdays from 9-10 on WILM.com 1450 AM and WDOV.com 1410 AM. ...[read more]

Look to the Indian Health Services for the Future of Government-Paid and Run Healthcare

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4      It appears more and more each day that the ultimate goal of the ACA is the institution of a single payer national healthcare...[read more]

The Bitter Pill

As the "train wreck" of ACA unfolds, at every level we are facing disappointment.  We were promised that 700,000 Americans with pre-existing conditions would become insurable five years ago.  Approximately 1/10 of those actually became insured.  The predictable cost to t...[read more]

The tragedy of the "Obamacare" rollout

The news is that the rollout of Obamacare is a disaster, and by any measure widely known it is just that, a screw-up. Do you remember Ali getting destroyed by Frasier in the first few rounds? The strategy became known as Rope-a-Dope. Ali won. We can learn from Ali and history. This &quo...[read more]

My Calling will Become a Trade

Soon in this country there will be two types of medical providers: those who demand fee-forservice, and those who will see as many patients as possible to make as much money as possible. In one case those with affluence will still see medical providers quickly, while everyone else will have t...[read more]

Dr. Casscells presentation to Bastiat Society July 2013

This is the presentation he gave on July 11, 2013 to the Wilmington chapter of the Bastiat Society.
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Your DNA and Your Healthcare

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE The Supreme Court ruled that law enforcement can routinely obtain your DNA as if it were fingerprints. Are you aware that fingerprints are required of all doctors in Delaware an...[read more]

Who is at Fault for High Healthcare Costs?

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE      I want to point out an article by Elisabeth Rosenthal  in the New York Times "The $2.7 trillion Medical Bill" (http://nyti.ms/13bPXcm) wh...[read more]

Full CMS Medicare report

This is the full 2013 Medicare report from the CMS Medicare Board of Trustees. This document outlines the current state of Medicare and the future of Medicare/Medicaid, as studied by insurance actuaries working with or for CMS. http://go.cms.gov/18S2l5Y

Say Goodbye to Medicare and Private Health Insurance

           When Paul Ryan proposed Medicare entitlement reform, there were advertisements showing him dumping an elderly woman out of a wheelchair over a cliff. These were run by the Democratic National Committee to demonize the efforts of the...[read more]

Healthcare Costs for Families- A Looming Financial Disaster

The Affordable Care Act was passed with the intent of insuring 700,000 uninsured and functionally cost-prohibitively uninsurable patients because of pre-existing conditions. By the end of 2012, 78,000 were insured. The AP reported last week over 100,000 were insured via the program at the end of Feb...[read more]

Delaware Cannot Manage a Single-Payer Healthcare System

A press release by State Reps. John Kowalko and Earl Jacques (“State Should Move to Single-Payer”, News Journal, 12/11/12) supporting a single-payer healthcare system for Delaware is intriguing, but it incorrectly assumes the economic world is stagnant. They think the insurance indust...[read more]
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