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Affordable Health Care Gallup Poll Results

Higher than in past surveys, fifty-five percent of Americans worry a “great deal” about affordable health care, according to a recent Gallup poll.  With numerous problems facing the country, health care is most noted and scoring at the very top. Higher than crime and violence, federal spending, budget deficits and gun ownership, the availability and [...]

By | May 7th, 2018|Did You Know?, Health Care, Insurance|0 Comments

Simplified Health Policies Cheaper but Riskier Than ACA Plans

Insurance agents say individuals are buying indemnity plans instead of ACA coverage, which has become far more costly Sales are growing for a type of limited health policy offering a cheaper alternative to traditional insurance but leaves buyers risking big bills if they have major medical needs.  Known as fixed indemnity plans, the products offer [...]

Healthcare Deals – Reshaping the Landscape

The health-care industry is in the throes of a major shake-up and is creating a situation in which companies face a greater risk by standing pat than possibly overpaying for an acquisition. Amazon.com Inc., Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase have all announced in January that they would start their own nonprofit company aimed at lowering [...]

Health Care Price Controls Focus of New Bill

California's government would set prices for hospital stays, doctor visits and other health care services under legislation introduced Monday (4-9-18), vastly remaking the industry in a bid to lower health care costs. The proposal, which drew swift opposition from the health care industry, comes amid a fierce debate in California as activists push aggressively for [...]

By | April 24th, 2018|Health Care, Insurance|0 Comments