A colleague’s knee pain is flaring up, a limping remnant of arthroscopic surgery eight years ago. This valued, productive employee is good at his physically demanding job, and grateful for it, but uncertain that his body will cooperate. Without adequate treatment, his chances dim dramatically. Insurance companies like to receive premiums but loathe paying benefits … Continue reading What group costs the least and contributes the most?
The raging debate over health care sounds like countless others. If you are too young to remember the teeth gnashing over the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, it was quite a show. People were positive that businesses would close. We couldn’t afford it and it certainly would not work. Now, getting on a … Continue reading Health Care Reform – the familiar sound of gnashing teeth
Seeing any person checking out garbage cans on the street for anything left behind diminishes us as human beings. No one is born a loser, although many are born into desperate circumstances. Others take that pitiful road because of a string of bad choices or bad luck. No matter how they got there, and whether … Continue reading Health, and the care of it, says a lot about a country
If those who oppose health insurance reform could step back, they might realize that they are just as vulnerable as those for whom coverage is denied.