Sunday, February 5, 2012

Medicare quiz

Kaiser has a quiz on some very good questions about the Medicare program.  I only scored 50% on it, which surprised me.   This is an excellent tool to educate the public about Medicare and the impact of the ACA.

see also for my most useful blog entries.  There are some very valuable postings.

fyi, this page has had over 800 hits since first posted indicating that folks are finding it very informative.

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Kaiser background brief on US Health Care Costs

 this is an excellent paper that summarizes the cost drivers and what the ACA does to address costs.  Covers some of the ground that I included. See

The two postings complement each other as they each have ideas that the other does not.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Outstanding Video on the Affordable Care Act and More! on OFA site

posted a blog on Obama's Grassroots Campaign site Organizing for America Maryland. Here is the entry

covers some of the same ground but trying to get more folks involved.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Brief Examines Legal Issues In Pending Supreme Court Challenges to Health Reform Law

1) see brief at

on another note

2) Kaiser family foundation has a interesting program on 2/15

Quality Care for Less Money: Can Regional Successes Go National?