However wrong this may seem, in my mind it’s a better option than care simply being uncompensated and falling on the provider or the facility to take the hit. At least in this model, there is some revenue stream going for care, even if it is basically a servitude for service model.
Diane Ravitch calls out The Projo for being lazy when it comes to researching education policy and its right-wing political origins.
Adjunct professors joining labor unions to voice concerns about low pay, job security – The Washington Post
Say it with me now, “The people…united….will never be defeated….”
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…
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.
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.
The good news: once Obamacare kicks in, out of pocket health costs will be capped at about 6 K for individuals and 12 K for families. The bad news: you could still end up in bankrupcty if you don’t have that kind of money. But I believe most hospitals and health care providers can put you on an extended payment plan.
This looks like a good read…
Didn’t I just blog about this? Is the NYTimes copying me? LOL!