A BLOG by Kevin Wacasey, M.D.

The Politics of The Pill

One day after the inauguration of President Trump, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued an order: his administration is going to “require” health insurance companies to pick up the tab for birth control. In other words, no matter
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Hold On, Mr. President-Elect!

THERE’S A NEW SHERIFF in town, and his name is Donald Trump. No matter what you may think of his history, attitude, or behavior, one thing is for sure – he’s a total political outsider
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Let’s Do The Numbers…

Well, it’s November 1st, and you know what that means. It’s that time of the year again, when the so-called “Open Enrollment” period for buying next year’s health insurance plans begins. To celebrate, I thought
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The Deductible – Defined

The following is an excerpt from my book, The Guide to Buying Health Insurance, and Health Care. Available NOW on Amazon, iTunes & Nook. You can also use my new Dr. W’s Equation app to compare health insurance plans,
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Meet Martin – The Martyr

Poor Martin Shkreli. His last name aside (and I thought mine was bad), the former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals just cannot catch a break. These days everyone it seems – HIV patients, politicians, even a group of witches – have
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The Forest? Or The Trees…

I was saddened to hear that one of my favorite Libertarians, the wonderful journalist John Stossel, has taken ill. True to form however, he’s taking it in stride (he nonchalantly quipped “seems I have lung
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Touché!

It’s time that everyone have a stake in the health insurance game, and recipients of employer-funded programs are no exception. But it’s going to take a seismic shift in attitude from employees who enjoy such perks.
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