Sen. Clinton details plan for health care
Thirteen years after presiding
as first lady over a failed attempt at a national health-care plan,
Senator Hillary Clinton presented a plan that avoided some of the
political pitfalls that contributed to the demise of the Clinton
administration's health plan in 1994. Her new plan would allow anyone
to keep their current medical plan...READ
MORE - Sept. 18, 2007
Broken Ankle, Broken Healthcare
On March 27, 2004, I broke my ankle; really broke it.
Without any insurance, I made arrangements with the hospital
to pay a fee of $3,100 for my surgery in April. The hospital
made a big mistake and issued an insurance billing, which they
sent to me. That billing was for $19,696.77! There needs to
be some real reform, when a hospital has to bill over $19,000
in order to get $3,000.
Christmas in September?
The Annenberg Foundation has
given $10 million to the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center to help
replace the facility damaged in a 1994 earthquake.
- Sept. 12, 2007