Category Archives: Health

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.

10 Careers With High Rates of Depression – Health.com

For those who wonder if they are in a high-stress, depression-prone job:

10 Careers With High Rates of Depression – Health.com.

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