Author Archive for Ron Anthony

Ron Anthony Is a pen name. I have an economics and finance education. I have read extensively on the the healthcare crisis that is pulling this country down. I have experienced firsthand how expensive, cruel and mindless American healthcare can be. Age: 67 (been around). Florida. Can be reached at Ronanthony47@aol.com

OUR DENTAL DISASTER

The CDC reports that 25% of seniors over 65 have no teeth at all. This is part of a national disaster. You would think that our teeth were not a part of us. Health care insurance does not cover them.…

WAIT TIMES FOR MEDICAL CARE

In the debate over what kind of healthcare we should have, Conservatives bring up wait times for medical procedures in other countries to prove that other healthcare systems are really inferior to ours. Each country has different wait times. Some…

DRUG COMPANIES AT WORK #2

“To protect against premature births and miscarriages in women who don’t secrete enough progesterone, doctors have for decades prescribed progesterone medications that were made by state-licensed compounding pharmacies. The cost per injection was around $20. By granting orphan drug status…

DRUG COMPANIES AT WORK #1

Everyone is aware of the outrageous drug prices that we have in this country. All the other countries have some form of price controls on drugs. That’s why desperate low income people, particularly seniors, cross the Canadian border and order…

OBAMACARE AND THE COURTS

  Two federal courts have ruled contradictory opinions whether Obamacare can use subsidies in federal exchanges because the law didn’t say it could. This looked like the Democrats and the health insurance companies’ lobbyists did a sloppy job with the…