Category: Health

swedish molina mislead anesthesiology marketplace

Swedish and Molina Misled Patients on Anesthesiology Coverage

Molina Dodges Rules on Marketplace Coverage Update: Check out related article: State’s Health Insurance Marketplace Toxic to Entrepreneurs, Self-Employed. I consulted an insurance agent last month to assist me in selecting a marketplace plan for 2019. Since I’d had my brain surgery, radiation...

/ January 9, 2019
Molina Swedish Misled Customers Anesthesiology

State’s Health Insurance Marketplace Toxic to Entrepreneurs, Self-Employed

There’s a wide gap in access and coverage between private and public plans. Swedish and Molina misled customers and patients. For a state that claims to encourage entrepreneurism, Washington state’s health insurance marketplace is toxic to the self-employed. There’s a...

/ January 9, 2019
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Kaiser Permanente’s Unfortunate Dog Fountain

Kaiser Permanente placed a dog fountain in front of their new Care Essentials without a people fountain for the street's homeless. So, I tried to fix it for them.

/ July 9, 2018

Bad Design: The Regence Blue Shield Dashboard

The Regence Blue Shield dashboard for its health insurance members is poorly designed for those with conditions that require a lot of claims and communication.

/ March 24, 2018
Dr Elizabeth North - Neurology Assoc NW Appointment

Two Horrible Visits at Neurology Associates NW

I just wanted to consult with neurologist Dr. Elizabeth North. I have never been treated as poorly by a doctor’s medical staff as I was today by Dr. Elizabeth North’s Neurology Associates NW staff. I’ve been in twice to consult...

/ March 2, 2018

Are Abortions Now $1 for Men in Washington State?

My health insurance bill this week included $1 for “Non-excepted Abortion Services” which confused me. Firstly, I’m a guy. Secondly, despite this, I’d not actually had an abortion recently. All of my friends I shared this with laughed (including many women)...

/ March 24, 2016

Meet Lenore, My Radiosurgeon

A visual guide to CyberKnife radiosurgery for my brain tumor.

/ December 3, 2015