Insuring Ferguson: Update/Correction Insuring Ferguson: Update/Correction

Earlier this week, we posted on a couple interesting P&C-related items, one of which was the "civil unrest" in Ferguson, MO (...

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7:00 AM

Cavalcade of Risk #216: Call for submissions Cavalcade of Risk #216: Call for submissions

Tim Dodge makes his CavRisk hosting debut with next week's edition. Entries are due by Monday (the 1st). To submit your risk-related...

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5:30 AM

Healthcare.gov Security Chief  Was Distracted Healthcare.gov Security Chief Was Distracted

It's no secret that the Obamacare website is not only dysfunctional, but also has major security...

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6:45 PM

Obamacare SNAFU - The Gift That Keeps On Giving Obamacare SNAFU - The Gift That Keeps On Giving

It all started with a failed website (that STILL isn't fixed), followed by lack of full disclosu...

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10:48 AM

MVNHS© Rocket (but not Cancer) Surgeons MVNHS© Rocket (but not Cancer) Surgeons

First, the good news: 66 year old Roger Mollison is cancer free. That's good news because the folks who run the Much Vaunted National He...

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9:19 AM

This Obamacare Winner Will Save $78,420! This Obamacare Winner Will Save $78,420!

Thanks to President Obama's promise of keeping their current plan my client is seeing his premi...

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6:40 PM

Medical ID Theft Revisited Medical ID Theft Revisited

Back in February, we again sounded the alarm about Medical Identity Theft: " Most identity theft in the United States is medical-relate...

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9:43 AM

And Now a Word From Our Sponsor And Now a Word From Our Sponsor

Did you buy one of those brand spanking new Obamacare plans? If you did, you may get an email from (...

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5:30 AM

IRS Form 1095-A IRS Form 1095-A

Obamacare fans, here is what you have been waiting for. If you bought an Obamacare plan through hc.g...

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12:10 PM

Who Do You Believe Who Do You Believe

According to CNN, the Inspector General is expected to release a report that claims there were no de...

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9:09 AM

(Sex) Ch-ch-changes (Sex) Ch-ch-changes

Well, it took some time , but the future is finally here: " Then Payne, who had a wife and four children, realized she could no longer ...

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10:29 AM

Two Timely P&C Notes Two Timely P&C Notes

■ Now that things seem to have down a bit in Ferguson, it's worth noting that the clean-up from all the looting and rioting will take so...

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8:34 AM

Has Medical Tourism Jumped the Shark? Has Medical Tourism Jumped the Shark?

Over the years, we've written many times about medical tourism: from folks traveling to the US for treatments to folks who found bette...

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1:40 PM

Tax Form 1040(OY) Tax Form 1040(OY)

Let's suppose that, against all odds , you've successfully navigated the 404Care.gov site and enrolled in an ObamaPlan. And let'...

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7:37 AM

Carefree, or Free to Care? Carefree, or Free to Care?

Dr Rob Lamberts ( whom we interviewed a few short years ago, when he dove into the concierge medicine pool) has a touching, sad but ultimat...

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5:30 AM

What's Old is New: The AMA, Medicare and Value What's Old is New: The AMA, Medicare and Value

Almost four years ago, we wrote about a little known committee, nestled deep in the bowels of the American Medical Association (AMA), that e...

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10:27 AM

Wednesday Potpourri Wednesday Potpourri

■ Craig Gottwals has the scoop on the latest Golden State efforts to come into line with the new group waiting period requirements: " A...

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11:38 AM

Facebook for Physicians Facebook for Physicians

Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal reported that Wellpoint and Blue Shield of California are partnering to create a Health Informa...

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2:11 PM

Transparency redefined Transparency redefined

We've long been fans of transparency in health care , both its delivery and its financing. That is, the ability of the consumer to pre-d...

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7:30 AM

Cavalcade of Risk #215 – Dog Days of Summer Edition is up Cavalcade of Risk #215 – Dog Days of Summer Edition is up

Paul Dzielinski makes his CavRisk debut (a day early, how's that for promptness!) with an excellent round-up of interesting posts, an...

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6:38 AM

It's Not Discrimination It's Not Discrimination

Today must be the whiner day. Or perhaps a full moon.  Or both. More than 300 patient advocacy group...

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3:06 PM

T.R.A.G.I.C. is Back and Still Clueless T.R.A.G.I.C. is Back and Still Clueless

T.R.A.G.I.C. (Teachers Rally Against Georgia Insurance Choices) is in the news again, railing again...

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2:08 PM

Stupid Congressman Tricks Stupid Congressman Tricks

Democratic member of the House Ron Barber is donating his Obamacare subsidy to charity ! What a grea...

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9:11 AM

Be careful what you wish for... Be careful what you wish for...

The other day, Mike posted about the efficiency of Britain's Much Vaunted National Health System©, and made this observation: " [T]...

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7:21 AM

Yum! Yum!

On August 14, the Wall Street Journal carried this op-ed piece by Dr. Scott Atlas of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University (subscri...

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5:55 PM

Kliff Diving with Sarah Kliff Diving with Sarah

Recently, longtime foil Sarah Kliff (she who couldn't understand her own Explanation of Benefits ) set out to enlighten folks in flyove...

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10:00 AM

Authentic 404Care.gov gibberish Authentic 404Care.gov gibberish

You really can't make this up: " [T]hose looking for information about appealing a Marketplace decision are facing a brand new one:...

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8:22 AM

Cavalcade of Risk #215: Call for submissions Cavalcade of Risk #215: Call for submissions

Paul Dzielinski makes his CavRisk hosting debut with next week's edition. Entries are due by Monday (the 18th). To submit your risk-...

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7:21 AM

HIV and Medicare, Even if you Aren't HIV Positive HIV and Medicare, Even if you Aren't HIV Positive

Should you have to pay for treatment for a condition you don't have? How about Medicare? Would ...

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3:06 PM
 
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