Dr. Drew speaks at the White House in December 2019 at a summit called Transforming Mental Health Treatment to Combat Homelessness, Violence, and Substance Abuse

Chris Laxamana posted a YouTube video titled Dr. Drew: Mental Illness Treatment Needs to Change. Continue reading “Dr. Drew speaks at the White House in December 2019 at a summit called Transforming Mental Health Treatment to Combat Homelessness, Violence, and Substance Abuse”

Cost of Employer-Provided Health Coverage Passes $20,000 a Year

Anna Wilde Mathews wrote a Wall Street Journal article titled Cost of Employer-Provided Health Coverage Passes $20,000 a Year.

« Annual premiums rose 5% to hit $20,576 for an employer-provided family plan in 2019, according to the yearly poll of employers by the nonprofit Kaiser Family Foundation. On average, employers bore 71% of that cost, while employees paid the rest. » Continue reading “Cost of Employer-Provided Health Coverage Passes $20,000 a Year”

The health insurance and pharmaceutical industry lobbyist who wrote the Affordable Care Act

A December 5, 2012 article in The Guardian, titled Obamacare architect leaves White House for pharmaceutical industry job, summarizes the conflicts-of-interest that created the Affordable Care Act (ACA). No wonder the health insurance and pharmaceutical industries are the true beneficiaries of this law. Meanwhile health care costs continue to skyrocket. Continue reading “The health insurance and pharmaceutical industry lobbyist who wrote the Affordable Care Act”