Archive for February 10th, 2014

Employer Mandate Delayed…………..Again

Monday, February 10th, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/white-house-delays-health-insurance-mandate-for-medium-sized-employers-until-2016/2014/02/10/ade6b344-9279-11e3-84e1-27626c5ef5fb_story.html

Will You Buy Your Health Care At Walmart?

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Data via US Department of Commerce, Urban Institute, Aetna.

Healthcare is becoming a retail business. The exchanges created by the ACA (1) and other forces are making consumers responsible for choosing health plans and providers. Major retailers see this, and they are deepening their health care value add, becoming healthcare providers and more. Someday soon, when you launch your Bitcoin wallet on your smart watch to pay for a prescription, the salesperson will ask, “Do you want the insurance with that?”

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