Posts Tagged by Insurance
|February 22, 2015||Posted by Fred E. Foldvary, PhD under Editorials|
You pay people to live in floodplains (via taxes). Do they pay you to make the mistakes that you make?
|September 29, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
When the “once-in-a-lifetime” flood returned, residents of towns that had moved to higher ground watched the river go by harmlessly.
|October 31, 2013||Posted by Staff under Health|
To cut out sugar you have to cut out pickles and all processed food. Why’s sugar so cheap for food processors? You subsidize sugar, you don’t tax it, like you do tobacco.
|October 25, 2013||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
It’s hard to think of a store where the owner tells you how much you need to buy, the way a doctor can.
|May 2, 2012||Posted by Staff under Banneker, Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Liability: Banneker Center Survey #197 RESULTS Results of April SurveyLiability Thank you for sending your opinions! Here is what you said. Imagine two businesses. They have the same value in assets, the same income, the same expenses. They are in […]
|February 15, 2011||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
A Bulletin on Wasteful Government Spending New Campaign — End All Subsidies When politicians spend our money wastefully, many of us resent having to pay taxes, even taxes that make us more efficient, such as a tax on land. Further, […]
|April 14, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
While big US insurers outsource some profit Africa’s micro-insurance firms cut costs Medical insurance in Africa is generally much cheaper than in the US. Doctors earn far less money, medical malpractice lawsuits are almost absent, and hospitals often receive […]
|December 14, 2009||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
More Pressure on Consumer Sovereignty Can the U.S. Constitution Force Americans to Have Medical Insurance? by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor, 14 Dec. 2009 One of the proposals in the restructuring of medical insurance in the USA is to force […]
|September 8, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
There A Mean Streak in the US Mainstream? Questions About Healthcare That Need Answering Here are some basic facts and sensible ideas — plus how Europeans see Americans. We trim, blend, and append four 2009 articles from: (1) Huffington Post, […]
|July 27, 2009||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
What Government Could Do to Help Our Health A Pure Free Market in Medical Services by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor, July 27, 2009 There are two directions for the reform of the U.S. medical services systems. One is towards […]
|June 21, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Moyers Interviews Robert Reich on Who Runs Government The Cost Conundrum Who really calls the shots? What will you do about it? Do you know enough to react smartly? We trim, blend, and append three 2009 articles from: (1) Bill […]
|May 25, 2009||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Does an apple a day really work? How to Really Slash Medical Costs by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor, May 25, 2009 You can shrink your lifetime medical costs by eliminating the food tax you impose on yourself. Just as […]
|April 18, 2009||Posted by Staff under Archive|
Emergency rooms charge through the roof. Can those costs be brought down somehow? Are there monopolies creating bottlenecks? If Medicare and big insurance companies did not pick up the tab, would hospitals lower the tab? If citizens received a dividend […]
|March 8, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Just Cause for Great Alarm Must taxes cover the cost of raising kids? We trim and append this 2009 interview from Miller-McCune, posted there Feb 20. Marian Wright Edelman, a lawyer and founder and president of the Children’s Defense Fund, […]
|January 26, 2009||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Avoid going broke by hedging on the economy Can there be Recession Insurance? by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor, January 26, 2009 Many companies are going bankrupt. Restaurants, shops, and manufacturers are shutting down. There is little a business can […]