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  • Washington Post Reports on Latest Threat to Healthcare Market

    Health & Science Trump administration takes another major swipe at the Affordable Care Act      Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, listens during a meeting on healthcare reform. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) by Amy Goldstein July 7 at 6:46 PM Email the author  The Trump administration took another major swipe at the Affordable Care Act, halting billions of dollars in annual payments required under ...

  • Sky High Deductibles Broke the US Healthcare System

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-06-26/sky-high-deductibles-broke-the-u-s-health-insurance-systemBloomberg News  (6/26, Tozzi, Tracer) reports on the growing prevalence of high deductible health plans in the US. The article reports that 39% “of large employers offer only high-deductible plans, up from 7 percent in 2009, according to a survey by the National Business Group on Health.” However, “some employers are beginning to have second thoughts,” with &l...

  • Save Time & Money for Employees Suffering with Sleep Apnea

    Home Sleep Studies – Controlling the Cost of Sleep Apnea

    Treating sleep apnea can be an expensive proposition. It has traditionally involved visiting the doctor, participating in a lab-based sleep study, and purchasing a CPAP machine (the most commonly prescribed and least invasive solution). The doctor visit is usually less than $200.

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  • A website that saves you money on prescriptions

    If you’ve spoken to me for 2 minutes about health care, you know a pet peeve of mine is a lack of pricing information available to John Q. Public.When it comes to finding the best deal on prescription drugs, we have a great local resource – LesliesList.org. This site was created by Leslie Ramirez, a doctor at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

  • If you employ diabetics, I hope you’ll share this with them.

    Type II Diabetes: Life-changing video 

    If you’ve attempted to implement a disease management program, chances are, Type II diabetes was one of the driving forces. Unfortunately, most of these programs show results that are limited at best. As one of 25 million US diabetics, I can share some insight.

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