Happy Vanniversary

Fourteen years ago, I got hit by a van and had to fight for my life.

Talking to Dan Weissmann About His New Healthcare Podcast, An Arm and a Leg

These were people with good incomes and steady jobs, some people with really good health insurance, and all of them had stories that made me go “holy crap!”

Three Seasonally-Appropriate Articles

On stocks, healthcare, and holiday travel.

Figuring Out My ACA Health Insurance: More Thoughts on SEP IRAs and Subsidies

I did my Open Enrollment! Get yours done before Dec. 15!

Figuring Out My ACA Health Insurance: HSAs, IRAs, Subsidies, and AGIs

Part one of many.

A Billfold LLC Tax Update

Also, an ACA subsidy update!

Is Your ACA Premium Going Down This Year?

Mine is! But I’m also losing out-of-network coverage.

The Cost of Getting C. Diff

One day in December, I got mysteriously ill. I’ll spare you the details, but let’s just say that I was suddenly spending a LOT of time on the toilet.

How to Find — and Pay For — a Therapist

As a therapist I make a point of acknowledging in every first session the effort the client put into getting into therapy in the first place.

The Cost of Chronic Back Pain

The first time I tried physical therapy, I paid $10 a session as therapists treated the wrong part of my back.