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Top tips for using your new Obamacare health insurance

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With some luck, these tips may save you some headaches and bills in the future.
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Insurance companies share the blame for low Obamacare enrollment

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The federal Web site doesn’t work, and BCBS can’t even explain its plans. When that’s fixed, enrollment will rise.
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With no insurance, he used enemas to treat colon cancer. Now he’s going to die.

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“If we’d found it sooner, it would have made a difference. But now I’m just a dead man walking.”
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A disheartening visit to Healthcare.gov

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As far as I’m concerned, trying right now to apply for insurance through Healthcare.gov is a waste of time.
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The continuing drama that is “the best health care in the world”

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The ongoing saga of my dad’s oral cancer, and how having great insurance means very little in America today.
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Doctor in Maine stopped taking insurance, cut prices 50%

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Dr. Michael Ciampi no longer takes insurance, cut his prices drastically, and publishes them on the Web.
Source: 2012 Comparative Price Report by the International Federation of Health Plans. The average prices shown for colonoscopies do not include added fees for sedation by an anesthesiologist, a practice common in the United States, but unusual in the rest of the world. The additional charges can increase the cost significantly.

Colonoscopies explain why US leads world in health care expenses

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On many health care expenses, the difference in cost between the U.S. and the developed world is a factor of 10.
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Congress’ socialist retirement plan exempted from budget cuts

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Add that to Congress’ socialist health care plan and it’s a pretty sweet deal being exempt from budget cuts.
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Hospital charges uninsured cancer patient $1.50 for a 1.5 cent Tylenol

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Another hospital charged a woman $21,000 for diagnosing her heartburn.
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Elizabeth Warren: Too-big-to-fail banks get $83bn/year subsidy. Why?

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Warren asks the questions that most in DC won’t. It’s not polite dinner conversation to question the 1%.
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