Are you a victim …
… of Healthcare Insurance? 271,437 deaths per year are from health-related causes. If six percent die from lack of healthcare insurance, 16,558 Americans could die from being UNINSURED or UNDERINSURED.
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If we break down the components of today’s health care concerns, one area where a good majority of voters are “very concerned” with the total cost of health care is medical procedures and devices. The cost of your healthcare procedures is dependent on where you live There were huge ranges in prices even within the same state. In the example below, a colonoscopy (a procedure that allows doctors to [...]
How Providers of Healthcare charge for their services Again, the constant theme in American healthcare is variability. That is why the prices in the United States are expressed as a range. All of this means there are about as many price tags for that hypertension checkup as there are insurers and providers. There's one party — the provider who provides the service. They each have their own master list [...]
Nationally voters rank health care as the top issue.   If we break down the components of that concern, one area where a good majority of voters are “very concerned” is the total cost of health care. VERY CONCERNED-Total Health Care Cost Health care cost have increased to 18% of our Gross National Product Since 1960 when the cost of health care was a mere 5 percent of [...]
Nationally voters rank health care as the top issue.   If we break down the components of that concern, one of the issues is losing access to the doctor of your choice. Concerned - Seeing the Doctor of Your Choice The ability to see the doctor of your choice is called ACCESS. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, here is where you obtain your ACCESS to the doctor [...]
Nationally voters rank health care as the top issue.   If we break down the components of that concern, one of the issues is losing Medicare/Medicaid. This discussion is brought to you in part by the official CMS website. Medicare and Medicaid are two of the health care pieces that are paid for by the government. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid [...]
TECTONIC PLATES IN HEALTHCARE
In the American Healthcare “System”, the often-out-of-your-control occurrences are the tectonic plates moving under your feet, which lead to earthquakes.
These are the movements that disrupt American Healthcare in Transition and keep it in ‘transition.’
And make no mistake about it, there will be earthquakes here.
What are the tectonic plates currently roiling under your feet?