The following is a transcript of my cover story on Full Measure News. Click on the link at the end of the transcript to watch the video report. The Trump administration has passed a brand new rule: Starting next year hospitals will have to finally reveal how much they really charge for medical services we […]
health care costs
Why are some so focused on getting insurance for everyone when many trusted experts say that just spreads around the overtinflated costs and encourages more price hikes? The true solution is simple. Just not easy.
Twenty-five percent (25%) of Americans say they delay treatment of a serious medical condition due to health care costs, according to a recent Gallup poll. Another 8% said they or a family member put off treatment for a less serious condition, bringing the total percentage of American households delaying health care to 33%, tying the […]
This has got to be one of the most interesting stories (to me) that I've covered in the past year. It tells about a Marilyn Bartlett-- a senior citizen who happened to be an expert in the health insurance cost field-- who defied all the odds and took on the insurance companies and hospitals in […]
Incredible! Could the answer to our health care cost problem be that simple? Can it work for all of us? The cost of medical and drug benefits is expected to rise 5% in 2019. The 6th year in a row with a 5% increase. Premiums and out-of-pocket costs for employees and dependents will average $14,800. […]