health care

For some reason, there are a lot of people who are angry at the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Many of them believe it’s a burden on their freedom of choice, their wallets, and that their overall coverage is worse now than it was before. With 21 million people having coverage that didn’t exist before, it’s […]

About 3 years ago I wrote a post here recommending that people shop around locally for pharmaceutical deals and talked about some of my experiences. Based on a recent news story about the rising costs of insulin and all the complaints people are making it seemed like it was a good time to bring this […]

One would think that I, being a health care finance consultant by profession, would know better. However, my learning a lesson becomes a teaching experience for you the next time you visit either your physician or the hospital for a procedure. PACAF via Compfight I needed to have some lab work done after having an […]

Years ago a study came out saying 61% of those who apply for bankruptcy have an outstanding medical bill including in their filing. Even with health insurance, sometimes people have medical procedures that either aren’t covered by insurance or have balances after insurance that they’re responsible for. live surgery via Compfight If the balances are […]

As a health care finance consultant you can imagine my disgust and shock at seeing a headline and news story like this one: This $153,000 rattlesnake bite is everything wrong with American health care. As a potential patient, I know something like this flames people’s emotions. As someone in the industry, I was also inflamed… […]

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