There’s a certain amount of lingo that comes with the provision of health care. In most developed countries, these words are “doctor,” “nurse,” “scalpel,” “appendix,” that sort of thing. But American health care has its own unique vocabulary: “co-pay,” “HMO,” “COBRA,” “doughnut hole” . . . And we’re always adding to it. The latest word is “exchanges.” A mere twelve months ago “exchanges” were something to do with stocks or trying to get a larger size when you’re given a too-tight thong for Christmas. Now, suddenly, it’s the new health-care buzzword. You go to the federal website for the “exchanges,” …
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Books, Arts & Manners
Sunday, October 13, 2013 Host Al-Irshad: Issue One! Tweet, Tweet Went the Bird of Peace! In the wake of the Revolutionary Islamic Republic’s election, President Hassan Rouhani has embarked on a ...