At Home Healthcare Can Be More Effective For Your Health

At Home Healthcare Can Be More Effective For Your Health

Hello there! I am doing some busy rounds today. As a nurse, I barely have time off. Patients are always in need of attention, and it is my job to make sure their requirements are being met. Although, these requirements could be better addressed at home than in a hospital. Yes, you heard that right. […]

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215 | Employee Benefit Health Plan Opportunities for SMART Businesses: A Health Insurance Discussion

215 | Employee Benefit Health Plan Opportunities for SMART Businesses: A Health Insurance Discussion

[TEASER] From Rea & Associates Studio, this is unsuitable, a management and financial services podcast for entrepreneurs, tenured business leaders, and others who are ready to look beyond the suit and tie culture, for meaningful, measurable results. I’m Doug Houser. Employee healthcare in America continues to be an explosive topic, so it’s no surprise that […]

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The YouToons Get Ready for Obamacare

Well, it’s finally happening. After years of drama on Capitol Hill, a Supreme Court case, a Presidential election, and a Mayan Apocalypse that could have stopped it dead in its tracks — but didn’t — the marquee elements of the Affordable Care Act, sometimes called ObamaCare, are about to kick in. And big changes are […]

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WOW: My $27,495 Appendicitis

As many of you might remember in October I had appendicitis and had surgery, uh, here in Boston and I was out for a couple of shows. One of the things that I’ve been telling you is that once I have the total cost of my procedure, I would sort of open the books so […]

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High U.S. Healthcare Costs: Takeaways

High U.S. Healthcare Costs: Takeaways

JOANNE KENEN: I’m going to ask each of the panelists to give a take away or a take home message on this, and I’m going to end with Bob about what does the patient, consumer, public, voter, or whatever we’re going to call him or her, think about it. Stuart, the takeaway message. What was […]

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The Health Care Spending Dilemma

The Health Care Spending Dilemma

(soft music) – [Narrator] In 1997, Minnesota spent $15 billion on healthcare and family premiums for health insurance were about $5,000 per year. Nearly 20 years later, overall spending tripled with families spending over $18,000 a year on premiums and the state spending $47 billion. Take a look at this chart because it illustrates the […]

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High U.S. Healthcare Costs: The Spending Problem

High U.S. Healthcare Costs: The Spending Problem

STUART ALTMAN: When all gets said and done, what you’re dealing with is not cost, but it’s spending. And if you look to compare the United States to other countries, what really separates us from these other countries is that they function under [INAUDIBLE] some form of a budget. And they force their health care […]

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High U.S. Healthcare Costs: The Problem With Medicare for All

High U.S. Healthcare Costs: The Problem With Medicare for All

KATHERINE BAICKER: I think there are a lot of structural problems with the idea of Medicare for all that are masked by the slogan. And Bob makes the excellent point that it sounds like a great principle, especially when you don’t say that it costs anything. But as soon as you start to dig beneath […]

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Health Care Reform (U1025) – Full Video

Health Care Reform (U1025) – Full Video

Music Reality. Captured in user friendly symbols and processed for understanding. Music The Idea Channel. Alain, I think both of us would agree that one of the major problems in the whole medical care area, closely connected with the present crisis, is the practice we’ve gotten into of having the employer, in the main, be […]

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Health Insurance Explained – The YouToons Have It Covered

Health Insurance Explained – The YouToons Have It Covered

Millions of us now have health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, or what some people call Obamacare. But like many things in life, your health insurance can often be confusing and complicated. Whether you’ve been insured for years or you’re new to the game, understanding your policy is important to your health…and your wallet. […]

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