10 Outrages Fixed by Health Care Reform

Outrage #2: Bad for Small Business Health insurance is a huge burden on small business and a reason not to be an entrepreneur. Solution: Small Business Coverage. Small employers with 100 or less on staff may be able to set up “simple cafeteria plans” if they contribute at least…

10 Outrages Fixed by Health Care Reform – Part 3

Outrage #6: Pre-existing Condition – Denied If you ever saw a Dr. for something minor, you may have a hard time getting new insurance. If you ever saw a Dr. for something MAJOR… Solution: No Rejecting for Pre-existing Conditions. Starting 2014, insurance plans cannot reject applicants for pre-existing condition,…

10 Outrages Fixed by Health Care Reform – Part 2

Outrage #8: Women Denied Women have to fight to get to a gynecologist. Solution: OB/GYN Covered! Plans cannot require pre authorization to see a gynecologist in the provider pool. Women get to pick a gynecologist as their primary care doctor. Ï Outrage #7: Preexisting Condition – Dropped If you…

10 Outrages Fixed by Health Care Reform – Part 1

Today, I’m rolling out a series called “10 Health Care Outrages Fixed by Health Care Reform. I wrote this because I didn’t know what was in the big bill the President signed last March – and this was a good way to find out. Having read the contents, I’m…

HOW TO CHANGE YOUR ONLINE CONTRACTS SO THE CHANGES STICK

Etrade’s online contract gave it the right to change terms of the contract and fees simply by posting the fees to its site. The contract essentially said that users were obligated to check now and then for amendments. A well respected federal judge in California struck that. Roling v….

THE 7 TYPES OF REGULATIONS

Nearly every service, product and material has laws or rules about it that you should (and often have to) follow. Governments regulate products and services that have the capacity to injure: restaurant refrigerators, mutual fund ads and lawyers all follow rules to keep people physically…