I don't expect my wife or my 13-year-old daughter to know the ID number for our family's current health insurance plan, but I was stunned to learn lat...
There are many Medicare patients with OSA. The current guidelines for administering CPAP and CPAP supplies are hindering care by causing delays, denying care for some affected individuals, and driving a wedge between physicians and their patients.
They should have called Obamacare the Healthcare Confusion Act. The real scandal of healthcare reform is that you have no idea what you're buying, whether it covers you for what you will need, or how much it's really going to cost.
Like a resolution that has little hope of being achieved, these political gambits will look wrong for the country and foolish in hindsight. I only hope my colleagues choose to spend the rest of 2016 more productively. The American people need their business done, and a year would be a terrible thing to waste.
It's the Uber-ization of life, and a growing cadre of patients-cum-health consumers are calling for more convenient, accessible, and lower-cost health care solutions.
As New Year's Eve approaches, I hear more people making resolutions about their gym memberships and careers than about handling their money in the com...
Early this year President Obama spoke before the Cleveland Club. After the speech 7th grader Alura Winfrey inquired, "If you could go back to the first day of your first term what advice would you give yourself?" Obama reflected for a moment and then blithely explained he would have worked harder to sell his economic policies.
Michael Moore is known as a documentary filmmaker, and there's no doubt his films strike a populist chord, the result being enormous grosses for a limited audience art form. However, he has a tendency to go beyond the "point of view" aspect of documentary filmmaking which most such filmmakers undertake and in his latest work, Where to Invade Next, he has, for me, gone too far.
The ACA is an imperfect instrument. But it goes a long way to correcting access and affordability of health insurance. This bill would throw out the baby with the bath water.
If we can bring quality health care to those who need it most while making payment and reimbursement less confusing or burdensome for all, we are definitely taking steps in the right direction.
My health insurance company has decided that it will not cover the cost of a medication prescribed by my doctor. Here I was, thinking I had a bonafide medical condition that required actual treatment.
I wanted to bring to your attention my recent experience at one of your offices. As a fellow business owner, I would want to know when one of my customers had a bad experience since transparency and feedback are great remedies. In that spirit I wanted share my recent experience at your office.
It may seem strange that innovation in health care is coming from the marriage of information technology and a cab company. This speaks to an unconscious bias that health is a doctor's domain. The reality is doctors know little about health and lots about illness. It is not a health care system. It is a sick care system.
When the Daraprim story broke, politicians saw an opportunity to tackle an issue that had drawn ample media attention -- the cost of pharmaceutical treatments.
The news that UnitedHealth Group is considering leaving the new health insurance marketplaces established under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has prompted some concern about the their long-term viability.