Category Archives: Insurance

$132,000/year cancer drug. Guess who’s paying for it?

Retired business journalist tells his story in the New York Times. On 12-1-12, I noticed a story by Frank Lalli, entitled A Health Insurance Detective Story. He was writing about the nightmare endured while trying to figure out how he was going … Continue reading

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Health insurance of the future; an idea that can work.

And it will begin with large corporations who are self-insured. The largest 500 corporations in America employ millions of people—and the cost of healthcare for those people is in the billions. Walmart alone, in the #2 position on the 2012 … Continue reading

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Why are insurance companies not “really” promoting health?

“How Insurers Can Help” was the headline. According to the 9-30-12 article, they can help reduce the cost of health care by replacing “fee for service” with “fixed budgets” that reward doctors for delivering less service. This is what they’ve … Continue reading

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