A BLOG by Kevin Wacasey, M.D.

The Usual Suspects

In 2011, Americans paid $2.7 trillion for health care. That’s more than the economic output of the whole United Kingdom, and over one and a half times more than any other country spent on staying
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Help! Obamacare Took My Doctor Away!

Earlier this week FOX News posted an article about a Washington Examiner survey, which found that many doctors and hospitals are refusing to join the ranks of Obamacare. “Obamacare applicants across the country are finding their premiums are tripling,
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Do We Need Health Insurance?

In the last post I discussed a blog piece by the fine folks who first brought us health insurance almost 90 years ago, Blue Cross/Blue Shield. In their blog post, Blue more or less made the assertion that quality
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healthcare.gov?

Do YOU know the difference between health insurance and health care? Apparently the Obama administration doesn’t. So why they decided to give their official website such a name is interesting, because healthcare.gov doesn’t have a
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Un(der)insured, but not Uninspired…

Even with the advent of ObamaCare, tens of millions of Americans still don’t have health insurance. Do you know what the vast majority of them also share in common? They WORK. They have jobs. They are productive. Yet most
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Do The Masses Need Glasses?

 Last night on MSNBC’s All In, Kentucky Democratic Congressman John Yarmuth spoke about the success of Obamacare in his state. “People are finding good, affordable coverage, many for the first times in their lives,” he gushed.
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The Cult of Health Care

“The rising costs of health care…” Sounds familiar, doesn’t it? That’s because for decades Americans have been kept in the dark, made to believe the health care mythology that has been preached. To the point where
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