Category Archives: health care

Mom, 4 kids dead in Brooklyn stabbing – CNN.com

Sometimes you can’t blame it on the guns.  Really sad.  We need more community in this country, so we can work out our problems without violence. One answer is better access to mental health services.

Mom, 4 kids dead in Brooklyn stabbing – CNN.com.

Profiles in health care: Young, healthy artist weighs insurance options video | The Journal News | lohud.com | lohud.com

What it looks like at ground level for the young, the healthy, and the artistic who want to get health insurance…

Profiles in health care: Young, healthy artist weighs insurance options video | The Journal News | lohud.com | lohud.com.

Despite expanded coverage, hospitals may see more bad debt – Nashville Business Journal

I definitely don’t want to harsh on anyone’s mellow about Obamacare, but this is the part that worries me:  the bad debt that hospitals are going to take on.  This issue is going to have to be reconciled somehow.

Despite expanded coverage, hospitals may see more bad debt – Nashville Business Journal.

Nearly half million apply for U.S. health insurance despite flaws: officials – chicagotribune.com

Moving in the right direction, slowly but surely.

Nearly half million apply for U.S. health insurance despite flaws: officials – chicagotribune.com.

Aon Hewitt Research Finds Consumer-Driven Health Plans Continue to Grow in Popularity – WSJ.com

Well this definitely puts a positive spin on HDHP’s.  It’s hard to argue with high consumer satisfaction ratings.

Aon Hewitt Research Finds Consumer-Driven Health Plans Continue to Grow in Popularity – WSJ.com.

Lacking Rules, Insurers Balk at Paying for Intensive Psychiatric Care – NYTimes.com

Oh boy, right up my alley!

Lacking Rules, Insurers Balk at Paying for Intensive Psychiatric Care – NYTimes.com.

The ACA and High-Deductible Insurance — Strategies for Sharpening a Blunt Instrument — NEJM

New England Journal of Medicine calls attention to High-Deductible health plans and how they impact care.

The ACA and High-Deductible Insurance — Strategies for Sharpening a Blunt Instrument — NEJM.

6 Good and Bad Reasons Health Care Costs May Slow | The Fiscal Times

Good analysis here…

6 Good and Bad Reasons Health Care Costs May Slow | The Fiscal Times.

Obamacare a boon for women

And in the good news department…

 

Obamacare a boon for women.

YOUR MONEY-Bargain-hunting may lead to fewer health insurance choices | Reuters

I have heard many predictions about what health care reform will bring.  This one suggests that high end plans may be driven out of the market.

YOUR MONEY-Bargain-hunting may lead to fewer health insurance choices | Reuters.

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