Tag: healthcare

To support Oklahoma businesses, Gov. Stitt must match his words with action

In his State of the State speech last month, Gov. Kevin Stitt praised the diversified economy of Oklahoma as an achievement and a goal for his administration. And while the governor strives to make Oklahoma the “most business-friendly state,” it’s not difficult to see how that reputation has wavered. Oklahoma is ranked 42nd in Forbes’ recent list […]

The Final Ride (Yaël on the very last Mornings with Joe Catenacci on Big Talker 106.7FM)

Celebrating Joe Catenacci’s last show as a radio host on Big Talker 106.7FM. -Let’s simplify insurance for better care https://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/Op-Ed/2021/10/26/Ya-l-Ossowski-Simplify-insurance-for-better-health-care/stories/202110260018 Consumer Choice Center Deputy Director Yaël Ossowski on the Joe Catenacci Show. This was broadcast on October 29, 2021, on The Big Talker WFBT 106.7FM Radio: http://bigtalkerfm.com Listen to Consumer Choice Radio: Website: http://consumerchoiceradio.com Apple: http://apple.co/2G7avA8 Spotify: http://spoti.fi/3iXIKIS […]

Civil discourse, WHO and Lockdowns, Health Insurance and Your Job | Yaël Ossowski on Joe Catenacci Show

Consumer Choice Center Deputy Director Yaël Ossowski on The Joe Catenacci Show. Topics discussed:The civil discourse must be renewed The World Health Organization’s about-face on lockdowns https://fee.org/articles/who-reverses-course-now-advises-against-use-of-punishing-lockdowns/ It’s time for us to separate our health insurance for our jobs https://www.bostonherald.com/2020/10/12/americans-need-to-separate-health-insurance-from-our-jobs/ This was broadcast on October 16, 2020, on The Big Talker WFBT 106.7FM  http://bigtalkerfm.com Listen […]

Americans Need to Divorce Health Insurance From Our Jobs

In between the jabs during the first presidential debate, both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden stumbled through their vision for healthcare reform. While Biden wants to expand a “public option,” a kind of Obamacare plus, Trump focused on his executive orders mandating cheaper drug prices and the congressional repeal of the […]

In Kamala Harris, do consumers have an ally or a foe?

This week, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden revealed Sen. Kamala Harris of California as his running mate for the November general election against President Donald Trump. Because Harris’ influence on the Biden campaign will loom large, and be important to whomever American voters choose in the fall, it’s worth looking at some of her ideas […]

Democratic Presidential Debate: How did consumer choice fare?

With the 2020 presidential race running on full steam, 12 Democratic candidates for president participated in yet another televised debate last night in Ohio. Considering consumers will be directly impacted by many of the policies mentioned, here’s a breakdown by categories mentioned by the candidates and our own spin on how it relates to consumer […]

What Happened to the Right to Choose Your Healthcare?

From atop the lecterns at the Democratic presidential debates and the White House, a common trope is dismantling and rejiggering how health care is delivered in America. For the left, the emphasis is on expanding who can access government-backed health insurance programs while cutting off the role of the private sector. On the right, President […]

Healthcare is a racket – is direct primary care the answer?

CCC Deputy Director Yaël Ossowski is interviewed on Wilmington’s Big Talk 106.7FM by Joe Catenacci about direct primary care, a new way of empowering consumers in the American healthcare system. http://consumerchoicecenter.org https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/the-healthcare-system-is-a-racket-direct-primary-care-could-fix-it

The healthcare system is a racket — direct primary care could fix it

Everyone has a healthcare horror story. A hidden charge on the hospital bill. A last minute test or scan that ends up costing four figures. Hours spent on the phone with insurance companies to follow up on a claim and get a reimbursement. Prescriptions costing hundreds of dollars. And it’s getting more expensive. Since 2007, […]

FL: Officials decry ‘health tax’ mandated by upheld ACA

By Marianela Toledo and Yaël Ossowski | Florida Watchdog MIAMI— After the Supreme Court‘s 5-4 ruling upholding the mandatory purchase of health insurance, much concern has been raised about the now-constitutional ‘health tax’ that Americans will be required to be pay. Florida officials were quick to point to the “ultimate deception” of President Barack Obama and the Democratic Congress that passed […]

FL: Court’s decision ‘vindication’ of Obama?

By Yaël Ossowski | Florida Watchdog TAMPA— The kindling that has been fueling partisan debates and sparking protests during the past three years has finally met its fate in the Supreme Court. All measures adopted by the Congress were upheld by the court, including the provision requiring insurance coverage and the expansion of Medicaid. The Patient Protection […]

Anderson Vanderbilt “Keeping Them Honest”

I normally think Anderson Vandbilt’s mantra of “Keeping Them Honest” is silly, but this interview with Rep. Steve Cohen is a slam dunk.  Anderson Vanderbilt is slamming him for using Nazi comparisons to describe the Republicans in Congress. Note also that Cohen just penned an article called “Reckless Speech Has Terrible Human Cost”. lulz In researching this […]