Small Practice Physician Talks About Health Insurance, For Him, Family, His Staff And Of Course Patients Small Practice Physician Talks About Health Insurance, For Him, Family, His Staff And Of Course Patients

I took a few of the highlights from this article but the doctor is talking about the increases first...

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Big Business CEOs Call To Action to Fix US Healthcare, Some of the Very Same Companies That Are Creating Obstacles For Consumers in Healthcare, Selling Data, Creating Models for Better Care That Don’t Work And More… Big Business CEOs Call To Action to Fix US Healthcare, Some of the Very Same Companies That Are Creating Obstacles For Consumers in Healthcare, Selling Data, Creating Models for Better Care That Don’t Work And More…

I’m sorry I had to laugh at this article as some of the very same problem companies think they can f...

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

United Healthcare Buys Another Company in Texas That Manages Physician Practices With Software-Hiding in Plain Site, Accumulating More Subsidiaries Furthering a “Too Big To Fail” Insurance Company - Big Focus On Money Ball Analytics Versus Quality of Care United Healthcare Buys Another Company in Texas That Manages Physician Practices With Software-Hiding in Plain Site, Accumulating More Subsidiaries Furthering a “Too Big To Fail” Insurance Company - Big Focus On Money Ball Analytics Versus Quality of Care

You may be living under a rock as most of the press is with watching subsidiary actions of big corpo...

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Seniors Facing Some Sharp Medicare Advantage Premium Increases And Many Plans are Being Dropped As CMS Gets Their Next Dose of Said Algorithmic Fraud To Sort Out With the Risk Fiddlers… Seniors Facing Some Sharp Medicare Advantage Premium Increases And Many Plans are Being Dropped As CMS Gets Their Next Dose of Said Algorithmic Fraud To Sort Out With the Risk Fiddlers…

Not too long ago CMS said such plans should remain flat as far as price increases and once again the...

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Hospital Abruptly Closes as Creditor Called in Debt in Ohio-300 Jobs Gone Instantly Hospital Abruptly Closes as Creditor Called in Debt in Ohio-300 Jobs Gone Instantly

Here’s yet another abrupt closure and a hospital in Texas just went through the same thing recently....

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Hospitals Suing Highmark Over Reduced Payments–Medicare Advantage 2% Sequester Hospitals Suing Highmark Over Reduced Payments–Medicare Advantage 2% Sequester

Here we go it starts and this goes back to the 2% sequester decrease that is being passed along.  As...

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Practical Steps With Addressing Healthcare Interoperability - HITECH and Meaningful Use focus Must be Beyond EHR Vendors Practical Steps With Addressing Healthcare Interoperability - HITECH and Meaningful Use focus Must be Beyond EHR Vendors

Today, here’s a guest post from the founder and CEO of Zoeticx Clarity Cloud solution for interopera...

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Friday, September 26, 2014

MIB Business Model Changes Over the Years–They Still Collect Tons of Coded Data Files About You, Over 500 Insurers MIB Business Model Changes Over the Years–They Still Collect Tons of Coded Data Files About You, Over 500 Insurers

The MIB has been around for a long time and now according to their website you will only have an MIB...

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Friday, September 26, 2014

Drug Companies are Calling On Hospital Administrators That Decide On What Drugs Are On the Formulary For Doctors To Prescribe- Works On Keeping the Costs Down… Drug Companies are Calling On Hospital Administrators That Decide On What Drugs Are On the Formulary For Doctors To Prescribe- Works On Keeping the Costs Down…

Sure there are still doctors who run private practices that see pharmacy reps but with more doctor...

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Eric Holder Resigns As Head of the Department of Justice–Next Person Heading that Agency Needs to be a Hybrid, Part Technology and Part Lawyer, Hard To Find, But Talent Is There If You Look.. Eric Holder Resigns As Head of the Department of Justice–Next Person Heading that Agency Needs to be a Hybrid, Part Technology and Part Lawyer, Hard To Find, But Talent Is There If You Look..

60 Minutes just did a story about identity theft and it was also covered in the story that Eric Hold...

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Lap Band Surgeries Go Full Circle With Lawsuits–Now United Who’s Being Sued, Files Case Against Company Who Provided the Advertising and Services Lap Band Surgeries Go Full Circle With Lawsuits–Now United Who’s Being Sued, Files Case Against Company Who Provided the Advertising and Services

Ok so we have other lawsuits already in place so we add one more here.  United is saying they were t...

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

ACO Models Are Dying Out In Value, They Make More Press Than Anything, Complexities Are Making Goals Just About Impossible With Constant Variables, But ACOs Sure Sell a Lot of Software… ACO Models Are Dying Out In Value, They Make More Press Than Anything, Complexities Are Making Goals Just About Impossible With Constant Variables, But ACOs Sure Sell a Lot of Software…

Those selling software in the Health IT business are the only winners here.  Patients don’t even kno...

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

HCA Buys Patient Keeper Software HCA Buys Patient Keeper Software

For as long as I can think back and remember PatientKeeper has been around.  Their platform has been...

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

NueMD Launches A Survey Relative to HIPAA Compliance and Readiness NueMD Launches A Survey Relative to HIPAA Compliance and Readiness

NueMD is conducting a survey of healthcare professionals to gauge their knowledge of HIPAA and help them prepare for an audit.   NueMD is on...

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Monday, September 22, 2014

Emerge.MD to Delivery Video Enhanced Telehealth Using Polycom Real Presence Solution Emerge.MD to Delivery Video Enhanced Telehealth Using Polycom Real Presence Solution

Polycom is about as top level as you can get with quality video and has been around for a long time....

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Monday, September 22, 2014

Antiquated Ways Hospitals Report Cost to Medicare “Really Distorts” The True Cost of Care–New Model Please.. Antiquated Ways Hospitals Report Cost to Medicare “Really Distorts” The True Cost of Care–New Model Please..

Here we go again with the same discussion of antiquated models with way too much math and quantitati...

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Sunday, September 21, 2014

One More Reason to License Data Sellers–Income Tax Fraud On the Rise-Who Are You Buying Your Data From And Who’s Buying Your Data? 60 Minutes Report One More Reason to License Data Sellers–Income Tax Fraud On the Rise-Who Are You Buying Your Data From And Who’s Buying Your Data? 60 Minutes Report

If you read here often enough then you know about the campaign about data selling and the campaign t...

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Sunday, September 21, 2014
 
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