Does $40 a month for a fitness center membership seem beyond your budget? Do you cringe at the cost of fresh fruits and vegetables? Is your wallet too lean to let you buy lean protein? And the cost of a medical checkup is something you don’t even want to think about. At first glance, the […]
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If you want to fix the problem of rising costs in the U.S. healthcare system, or at least reduce the looming Medicare/Medicaid entitlement burden, there’s a surprisingly easy solution. In Washington policy circles, it has been estimated that more than 80% of all the dollars spent on healthcare in the U.S. are incurred in the […]
“The health care bill was primarily about insurance reform and coverage, not health care delivery reform.” This statement was made by Jamie Orlikoff, of Orlikoff and Associates, a consulting firm that specializes in healthcare issues. He addressed a gathering of community leaders in Rapid City, South Dakota, in December. (more…)
Reforming the health care system isn’t new. Many presidents and Congresses have tried and failed, most recently Bill Clinton. Why, then, did health care reform pass under this administration? According to Jamie Orlikoff, of Orlikoff and Associates, who addressed a gathering of community leaders in Rapid City, South Dakota, in December and whose consulting firm […]
Where do you go to find information on the swiftly changing health care act? Kiplinger recently posted a great article with lots of links to helpful websites. Check it out here.