Daily Archives: December 31, 2006

Happy New Year. I Guess.

I don’t have eRobin’s panache but here’s a little something for the new year that seems appropriate.

Why Is Health Insurance So Expensive?

The predatory practices of the health insurance industry are one reason. The Boston Globe is reporting today that Humana Inc, one of the bigger insurers involved in providing the new Medicare drug benefit with some 2,000,000 seniors signed up in seven states, is going to raise the price for its Standard prescription drug coverage plan by 130% in Massachusetts. Continue reading