Category Archives: medicine

Men on HDHP’s Neglect their Health More than Women

Not a big surprise but worth noting…

Men Cut Back On Needed Health Care After Switching To High-Deductible Insurance Plans.

The “Cadillac” health plan is a myth – Salon.com

Interesting analysis of health care trends over the past 30 years.

The “Cadillac” health plan is a myth – Salon.com.

Risk of Adult Anxiety Seen in Children’s Stomachaches – NYTimes.com

Not exactly a big surprise, but worth noting.  BTW, eat yogurt!

 

Risk of Adult Anxiety Seen in Children’s Stomachaches – NYTimes.com.

Low-Socioeconomic-Status Enrollees In High-Deductible Plans Reduced High-Severity Emergency Care

Here’s an idea worth thinking about:  means-based deductibles.  Read on.

Low-Socioeconomic-Status Enrollees In High-Deductible Plans Reduced High-Severity Emergency Care.

Many Consumers With High-Deductible Plans Are Concerned About Health Law Changes – The Washington Post

If you’re not concerned now, you may be soon.

Many Consumers With High-Deductible Plans Are Concerned About Health Law Changes – The Washington Post.

Powders, Extracts, Oils, and Juices

Healthy food, exercise, sleep, water, sunshine, and relaxation:  still the 6 best doctors around.

Powders, Extracts, Oils, and Juices.

CDC: Childhood obesity rates falling in many states

Finally, some good news!

CDC: Childhood obesity rates falling in many states.

Your doctor copays are too high! – Salon.com

Adam Gaffney serves us a dose of high-deductible health plan education straight-up.

Your doctor copays are too high! – Salon.com.

Pennsylvania Sees a 10-12% Increase in Health Insurance Premiums

Pennsylvania is all over the map with changes, according to this article, but the average increase is 10-12%.

Transforming Health: Employer-sponsored insurance trends | News | witf.org.

More people covered, costs lower for Washington Health Plan – Spokesman.com – Aug. 2, 2013

Obamacare — it’s working!

More people covered, costs lower for Washington Health Plan – Spokesman.com – Aug. 2, 2013.

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