Civitas Review

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    Oct
    29

    There's No Such Thing as a Free Lunch: Lesson 8,537,251

    Posted in Healthcare By Brian Balfour | Tagged , ,

    As more and more people are subjected to sticker shock over the Unaffordable Care Act, we are seeing a theme emerging from news accounts of this development. Comments like this from a California man: "Of course, I want people to have health care," Vinson said. "I just didn't realize I would be the one who […]

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    Oct
    25

    Transparency, Obama Style

    Posted in Healthcare By Brian Balfour | Tagged , , ,

    Contractors charged with creating and launching the disastrous federal health insurance exchange website healthcare.gov answered questions yesterday on Capitol Hill. Contractors who built the web portal for the Obama administration's health insurance marketplace said Thursday the site's crippling problems trace back to insufficient testing and changes that government officials made just prior to going live. What […]

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    Oct
    23

    More Obamacare Nightmares

    Posted in Healthcare By Brian Balfour | Tagged , ,

    WRAL reports on a Mt. Olive family that has wasted so much time unsuccessfully trying to sign up for health insurance on the government exchange website that they are considering continuing to go without insurance. How did left-wing Blueprint NC leader and WRAL owner Jim Goodman let this story on the air? A Mount Olive family is […]

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    Oct
    22

    Not Exactly an Apology

    Posted in Healthcare By Melissa Barnes | Tagged , ,

    What many expected to be an apology on Monday turned into more of a campaign stop for President Barack Obama. The President stood in the Rose Garden and addressed some 100 people who were clearly supporters of this administration. The expectation from many in the press was that this speech was going to be an […]

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    Oct
    22

    Gov. McCrory: NC May be Forced to Expand Medicaid

    Posted in Healthcare By Brian Balfour | Tagged , ,

    Gov. McCrory yesterday gave a talk hosted by the Heritage Foundation, and among the topics he addressed was Medicaid expansion. As most of you will recall, North Carolina refused to expand its Medicaid program as offered under the Unaffordable Care Act. In his remarks yesterday, however, McCrory suggested that North Carolina may be forced to expand […]