| Dec 1, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Q: I am 68 with a chronic illness that prevents me from obtaining long term care insurance. What is my best alternative so that my children are not burdened with my care? My assets are mainly my home, a car and a small amount in a savings account. —...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:13 PM
The largest opponents of President Obama's signature health-program have no idea what they are objecting to. Why would the vast majority of Americans have any real insight about health insurance anyway? Most of us have always had the peace of mind...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Dear Liz: I'm a single mom with three kids. My mortgage is $1,700. My other monthly bills include $355 for a car loan, $755 for school tuition, $350 for utilities, $790 for credit cards, $200 for gas, $208 for braces and $235 for a 401(k) contribution....
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:11 PM
He might have become a doctor like his father, but a grad school (Harvard) summer job researching health policy changed all that. Now as the head of the Kaiser Family Foundation, Drew Altman deals not with lab numbers for a few patients but with...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Q: Will I receive Medicaid if I am receiving monthly income from an annuity and have equity in my house? – No name given
A: To qualify for Medicaid for 2013, the monthly income cap is $2,130. The equity in your home, up to $525,000 in 2013, can...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Obamacare = Prenatal and Mammogram Screenings for YOUNG MEN — FINALLY!
Hopefully, you now understand why I have devoted about a dozen of my Sunday columns to the train wreck widely known as Obamacare. From the beginning, this mega combination of...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:47 PM
NEW BRITAIN — For nearly three hours after the opening Tuesday of what is believed to be the nation's first Obamacare store, Ernestine Shabazz watched carefully as would-be health exchange customers filtered in and out. That was her job, as the...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Q: We have a blended family. I am getting an inheritance, and I want it to go to my children. What do I have to do to make it happen? — J.A., Orlando
A: To accomplish that, you must keep those assets separate in your name and not comingle it...
| Oct 24, 2013
In ending the rancorous impasse that led to the shutdown of much of the federal government, Democrats and Republicans agreed they need to sit down together and address the budget to avoid a repeat of the debacle next year. And they probably will reach...
| Oct 9, 2013
If Congress were a little less wacko, both parties would be arguing less about whether to repeal Obamacare and more about how to repair it.
You don't have to be an opponent of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, to think parts of it need...
| Sep 14, 2013
There was the lawsuit, a legal pursuit led by two Florida attorneys general that made it all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court before the justices certified Obamacare as the law of the land.
Undaunted, the state of Florida went on a tear. It turned down...