Tag: obamacare

Fixing the Health Insurance Exchanges

[GEAR WINDING] We’ve had a lot of recent reports about the failing of the health insurance exchanges. There are some areas of the country where there aren’t very many insurance companies participating in the exchange. Recently in 2017, there’s been a substantial increase in the insurance premiums, at least in some states. But there are

Student Health Insurance Dropped

Hi, I’m Jim Towey, President of Ave Maria University. Ave Maria University has required students to carry health insurance since our founding. Most of our students are covered under their parents’ plans but about 15% of our students get health insurance through a provider we make available to them. The students bear the cost of

Milton Friedman on Healthcare and the Poor

Milton: Yes, Ma’am. Woman: Dr. Friedman, you mentioned that eighty percent of the people in the country are covered by private insurance plans. I’m curious as what your proposal would be to cover those who presently are not covered, and those who truly cannot afford at this point, because they are below the so-called poverty

Why Is U.S. Health Care So Expensive?

Since President Obama’s Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010, Congress has done everything they can to stop it. They even shut down the government for two weeks. But the reason Obamacare exists in the first place, is due to astronomically high healthcare costs. In fact, the number one reason Americans file for bankruptcy is