Medicare Minute: Episodes 6-10

Medicare Minute: Episodes 6-10

Plan F, it’s the simplest plan ever. It’s 100% coverage. That’s it, no questions asked. You walk into that doctor and you walk out, you don’t ever get a bill. It’s awesome! Plan G, is pretty similar to F. It’s kind of like F’s twin sister. Plan G has 100% coverage after you’ve met Medicare […]

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Common Questions about Medical Insurance

Common Questions about Medical Insurance

Welcome. I’m Dr Cindy Oberholtzer-Classen (my patients call me Dr. O). I’m the founder and owner of Podiatry Associates. The past couple years have seen quite a few changes in the healthcare arena regarding billing and collections along with high deductible insurance plans. I would like to take a moment and address many of the […]

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OIG Outlook 2013: Fmr. Principal Deputy IG, Larry Goldberg

OIG Outlook 2013: Fmr. Principal Deputy IG, Larry Goldberg

Transcript for audio podcast: OIG Outlook 2013: Principal Deputy IG, Larry Goldberg [Roberta Baskin] Joining me now is Larry Goldberg, our Principal Deputy Inspector General. In a sense, Larry is our chief operating officer and his job will be to coordinate the ambitious goals set in the work plan, among many other challenges. So, welcome […]

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Mike Pence Giddy Over The Thought Of Taking Away Your Health Insurance – The Ring Of Fire

Mike Pence Giddy Over The Thought Of Taking Away Your Health Insurance – The Ring Of Fire

While most of the attention of the media has been focused on Donald Trump and his horrific cabinet appointments, a little bit of attention needs to be paid to Vice President Elect, Mike Pence. After all, Pence is a very scary character, somebody who the pro-choice movement is facing an enormous villain. The right to […]

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Millions With “Good” Insurance Still Can’t Pay Their Medical Bills

Millions With “Good” Insurance Still Can’t Pay Their Medical Bills

Most people in this country who have health insurance actually get their health insurance from their employer. Employer sponsored healthcare coverage, uh, has been around forever. Most of us have it, but here’s a shocking number for you. More than 24 million people in this country say that even though they have quote good private […]

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CRNAs: Part of the Solution to the Opioid Epidemic in the United States

CRNAs: Part of the Solution to the Opioid Epidemic in the United States

– [Narrator] For millions of Americans, opioid addiction is a fight they have to confront each and every day. In 2017, more than 47,000 people in the US died from opioid-related overdoses. That’s over two-thirds of all drug fatalities, totaling nearly 130 deaths every single day. Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists or CRNAs specialize in acute […]

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Doctor DISSECTS Mike Pence On Healthcare

Doctor DISSECTS Mike Pence On Healthcare

>>Vice President Mike Pence had what became for him and uncomfortable running with Dr. Rob Davidson over the issue of the just announced plan to switch over to block grants for Medicaid. Take a look at what the doctor said to the vice president>>Emergency doctor, I’m worried about the plans they talked about last week […]

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Single-Payer Health Care: America Already Has It

Single-Payer Health Care: America Already Has It

Would a government-run, Canadian-style health care system work in the United States, a nation of 320 million people? Well, we already know the answer. Just ask America’s veterans — they’ve had government run health care for decades. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (known as the VA) runs the largest hospital and health care system […]

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