Category: Washington State

Molina blocking independent reviews IROs

Has Molina Healthcare blocked your independent review request?

Under the Affordable Care Act, you have the right to have an external expert review your disputes with your health insurer. In 2019, Molina has repeatedly manipulated, blocked and stalled my requests for independent review, also called an IRO. IMPORTANT:...

/ August 8, 2019
Molina healthcare fined

Molina Healthcare Fined $600,000 by Washington State

IMPORTANT: If you’ve had serious problems with Molina, please fill out this short survey to help me gather information about the company’s harms. You can read more about this below. On May 2nd, 2019, Washington State’s Office of the Insurance...

/ June 20, 2019
Bill Gates Progressive Taxes

Gates says, “I’m a believer in more progressive taxation.”

In the interview below, Bill Gates says, “I’m a believer in more progressive taxation,” but it’s not clear he’s doing much politically to “tune it to achieve more equality,” as he advocates below. In fact, Gates’ home state, Washington has...

/ January 25, 2019
swedish molina mislead anesthesiology marketplace

Swedish and Molina Misled Patients on Anesthesiology Coverage

Molina Dodges Rules on Marketplace Coverage IMPORTANT: If you’ve had serious problems with Molina, please fill out this short survey to help me gather information about the company’s harms. You can read more about this below. Update: Check out related article: State’s Health...

/ 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. IMPORTANT: If you’ve had serious problems with Molina, please fill out this short survey to help me gather information about...

/ January 9, 2019
microsoft boeing tax break

Forget Boeing, Microsoft’s Tax Break Costs $776 Million

On Tuesday, The Seattle Times’ columnist Danny Westneat expressed shock that Boeing’s tax breaks cost the state $304 million last year. He failed to mention that the legislature’s actions in 2010 allowed Microsoft to save $776 million in taxes this...

/ May 5, 2016

AmazonFresh Out of Washington State License Plates

When this AmazonFresh truck crashed into a Seattle building in January, one thing that was not a problem was its California state license plates. Certainly, corporations like Amazon are people but if you’re actually a person and don’t register your personal...

/ April 27, 2016