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ACA Changes: Will the Upscale Working Class Get a Fair Shake?

Heather Langone May 17, 2013

Are You Ready for the ACA? I wanted to share this great perspective on health care reform offered in an article by Casey Mulligan in The New York Times Economix section this week. Casey B. Mulligan is an economics professor at the University of Chicago. He is the author of “The Redistribution Recession: How Labor Market Distortions Contracted… Continue Reading »

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A New Generation of Insured Children: Will They Be Better Adults?

Heather Langone May 8, 2013

How will the changing face of insurance change the next generation as they go out into the world as adults? Will providing both preventative and long term healthcare for all children regardless of a parent’s ability to pay do more than take care of the basic flu vaccinations or treat the basic cold? Think about… Continue Reading »

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Do Hospitals Profit from Your Misfortune?

Heather Langone April 23, 2013

Most Americans have certainly become accustomed by this point, to hearing about hospital error. We listen curiously and thank our lucky stars that it didn’t occur during our own unfortunate hospital stay. However did you know that hospitals actually profit from error? This is true according to a recent NY Times article which sites a… Continue Reading »

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Virtual Health Care?

Michael February 27, 2013

Behind every great man is a great woman – or a woman rolling her eyes, depending on who you ask – but behind every great doctor are several great assistants. From the time a physician opens a patient file, an overworked army of administrative specialists kicks into gear to carry out his or her orders…. Continue Reading »

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Obama Exposes Medicare & Medicaid Fraud

Michael February 21, 2013

There are finally some ‘good’ numbers to report coming from Washington in terms of Medicare and Medicaid healthcare programs. Well ‘good’ is a relative term so maybe it is best to qualify that by saying numbers that are on the plus side. Reuters reported this week that the U.S. has recovered $4.2 billion from the… Continue Reading »

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The Affordable Care Act Eliminates Lifetime Limits or Does It?

Michael February 4, 2013

Under Obamacare, university students are covered with health insurance right? Under Obamacare, there are no lifetime limits imposed by insurance companies so if you are sick, insurance cannot drop you, right? Isn’t that what we all understood. Well welcome to the land of loopholes. The Affordable Care Act–no matter how brilliant or destructive it is… Continue Reading »

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