Federal healthcare policy’s unhealthy obsession with prevention and deterrence of “waste” now elevates excessive measurement and auditability over patients and patient care. It’s time to put our healthcare policies focus back where it belongs […]
Employer and other health plan sponsors, insurers, plan members and their family, health care providers and others struggling to cope with the costs and burdens of complying with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act […]
Nothing ruins a great holiday or other party, celebration or vacation than the tragedy of an, accidental injury, death or other loss.
Help your employees, family and friends avoid having an avoidable accident run their holiday fun by sharing this poem from the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA).
This holiday season, give the perfect present to a family member, friend, employee, co-worker or other person with allergies, speech, hearing, mobility, anxiety, religious, cultural any other difference or special need: the gift of inclusion. […]
Voters’ election of President-elect Donald Trump and a Republican Majority put health care reform squarely back on the table even as leaders debate if repeal or reform, and if reform, what reform Americans want.
Because it does!
One out of three adults age 65 and older fall each year and are the number one cause of fractures, hospital admissions for trauma, loss of independence and injury or deaths for seniors. However elderly […]
Like most American families with school aged children, our family’s annual flurry of back-to-school preparations includes an annual visit to our child’s pediatrician. Since we generally must take time off work to fit in the pediatrician’s visit around the flurry of work, carpool and other demands of daily living, like most families blessed with relatively healthy children, we tend to remember to schedule the visit when prompted by a minor health concern and/or to save up our requests for prescription refills and questions and concerns about minor or chronic health care issues to discuss with the pediatrician while he conducts his annual check of our sons’ height, weight, blood sugar, eyesight, immunizations and other basic health concerns normally included in an annual well child checkup. Unfortunately, the opportunity for parents to use a single office visit to the pediatrician for a single fee to get caught up with our pediatrician on all current and recurring health care questions and concerns about our child while the pediatrician also conducts an annual checkup appears to be the latest healthcare casualty of Obamacare.
Today is World No Tobacco Day. Tobacco use is the number one cause of preventable illness and death. World No Tobacco Day highlights the significant risks and tragic, preventable consequences of tobacco use, and invites […]
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is reminding Americans planning to claim a charitable deduction on their 2015 federal tax return to remember six important facts about charitable donations. 1. Qualified Charities. You must donate to […]