Tag Archive | "health insurance"

What Obamacare Means for One Mom

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

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The Affordable Care Act has been upheld by the Supreme Court, even though there was considerable media confusion about that at first. When the first reports came out when the decision was handed down, emotions ran high all across the …

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Supreme Court and “Obamacare”: A Win/Win for American Families

Thursday, June 28, 2012

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American families across the country are breathing a major sigh of relief. The Supreme Court has ruled that the Affordable Care Act (otherwise known as “Obamacare“) is constitutional and that Congress was within its power to mandate that Americans …

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Why Does Jon Kyl Hate Women?

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

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In light of Jon Kyl’s ongoing outrageous public comments, I’ve come to the conclusion that the junior Senator from Arizona must hate women. Odds are that unless you live in Arizona, you either don’t know or don’t pay a lot …

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Mothers of Intention — Another Change We Need in Health Care is Insurance Coverage for Lymphedema Sleeves

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

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This is cross-posted from Toddler Planet where my amazing friend Susan Niebur, a breast cancer patient herself and a true Mother of Intention, is trying to make it possible for other breast cancer patients to obtain lymphedema sleeves and other …

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Mothers of Intention — Uninsured and Pregnant, by Casey of Moosh in Indy

Thursday, October 14, 2010

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I haven’t had any guest posts written specifically for Mothers of Intention for a while.  But when my friend Casey (you may know her better as Moosh in Indy) told me about her current insurance situation, I asked her …

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WellPoint and Your Ta-tas?

Thursday, April 29, 2010

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Sadly, I’ve been putting off my annual mammogram while I’m pushing to get the writing done for the Mothers of Intention manuscript.  But that doesn’t mean I haven’t been thinking about it.  It’s been even more on my mind since …

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Snowpocalypse 2009 (With Health Care Crisis Thrown in for Good Measure)

Saturday, December 19, 2009

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One good thing about this “snow event” on the I-95 corridor this weekend — legislators are stuck here and have to keep working away on the ever evolving health care bill (not that that’s going to do us a lot …

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Mothers of Intention — Thinking Edition

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

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Not that I don’t try to make all the Mothers of Intention features thinking posts — be they guest essays or a round-up of great posts I’ve found on my blogosphere journeys — but there’s some really deep thinking to …

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I am Not a Pre-Existing Condition

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

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The National Women’s Law Center has made today a national day of action to call on our lawmakers to demand that they get rid of the ridiculous inequities in the health care system that impact women, calling their campaign “I …

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Congress & Health Industry Lobbyists: They Make a Cozy Couple

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

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It’s no secret that the insurance  industry has dispatched as many lobbyists as possible to prevent a public option from becoming a health care reality.  But did you know how really cozy Congress and the lobbyists are? Just something to …

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More Good Reasons Health Care Has to Change

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

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Why are women really being treated like second-class citizens in the world of health care and insurance? I don’t hear the women Senators and Representatives calling for an end to coverage for male-only maladies.  There is a serious lack of …

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Want to Read the Health Care Bill?

Monday, October 5, 2009

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Think you have then stamina to read the Senate Finance Committee health care bill that will probably get voted on later this week? Here are all 262 pages of it. I’m going to try to take a stab at it …

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