It’s Time for Universal Health Care

According to research done by AARP, between 1998 and 2001 many states modestly relaxed rules to give health care coverage to more low-income, blind, and disabled people. This seems to have coincided with the peak of the tech era “bubble” and the overflowing tax coffers of many state and local governments. Unfortunately, this commitment to the well-being of our public was short lived.

Right now,

Long term care insurance plans and Medicare

Long term care is quickly becoming a type of coverage that is absolutely necessary for older Americans because social programs, such as Medicare, do not cover essential long term care benefits that can bankrupt the average individual.

Ironically, insurance companies found a niche in the mid 1960s for a new insurance product when the U.S. government tried to create a system to care for

Election Year Health Care

It is an election year and soon most of us will be bombarded with a number of messages from presidential candidates. Regrettably, not all of the issues that will be debated this year will become a part of the elected candidate’s agenda once that person gets into office. For example, revamping our dilapidated health care system probably will not get nearly as much consideration even though this

Schwarzenegger has to cut costs

How Will Schwarzenegger correct the California budget deficit?

The main reason that Gray Davis was recalled in California is the budget deficit for which he is largely held responsible. Now Arnold has vowed to make the budget his first priority.

This morning he said, “We don’t know exactly what the current operating deficit is. It went from $7 billion to $8 billion to $10 billion and just this

Long Term Care Insurance Blog Makes an Introduction

Long Term Care Insurance is an important issue that is finally making its way into mainstream conversation. Just as Ralph Nader has made insurance reform his crusade, mine is to teach people about Long Term Care Insurance, and how we can make Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid better.

As we all know, the “Baby-boomers” are coming