Obamacare 23% More Expensive in Woodstock Than Chicago

Here’s what Woodstock resident Susan Handelsman found: Healthcare.gov premiums 23%+ higher in 60098 (Woodstock) than in Chicago 60602 Male age 50 median income $58,000 earner, CHEAPEST BRONZE PLAN, minimum $6000 deductible: ZIP CODE: 60602 (Chicago) vs. 60098 (Woodstock) SEX: Male … Continue reading

Small Busineswoman Vents about Lack of McHenry County Obamacare Choice

From commenter Michelle under the article, “Obamacare Monopoly in McHenry County” comes her second comment on the subject: Last year, BCBS of Illinois discontinued their popular broad-based PPO for the individual market which was a plan that covered virtually all … Continue reading

State Has Figured Out That Insurance Agents Can Sell Obamacare

When Governor Jim Edgar passed Kids Care in the mid-1990’s, I remember having lunch in the legislators’ dining room and telling her if he wanted it to really succeed, he would let insurance agents sell it. Instead, Edgar and Blagojevich … Continue reading

Robo-Call Urges Obamacare Opponents to Attend Wed. Night County Board Meeting

Heard a recorded robo-call this evening that urged people to attend the McHenry County Board meeting at which another attempt will be made to pass something under $500,000 to finance people to help other people figure out Obamacare. The text … Continue reading

McSweeney Seeks House Action to Urge Congress to Save People’s Health Insurance

A press release from State Rep. David McSweeney: McSweeney Leads Bipartisan Effort To Preserve Health Care Coverage CARY – State Representative David McSweeney (R-Cary) is leading a bipartisan coalition of Illinois House members seeking to encourage Congress to support a … Continue reading

Low Obamacare Enrollment Puts More Pressure on President to Keep His Promise

A press release from Congressman Peter Roskam: Roskam Reacts to Low Obamacare Enrollment Numbers WASHINGTON, DC –Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the following statement responding to Obamacare’s individual marketplace exchange enrollment figures: “The low enrollment numbers in the Obamacare … Continue reading