Archive for March 6th, 2015

Potential Threat To Telehealth In Texas

Friday, March 6th, 2015

telehealthThe Texas Medical Board is attempting to change a rule that would restrict Texas businesses and citizens from utilizing telehealth services.

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Affordable Plumbing Act

Friday, March 6th, 2015

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Michelle is not happy as she has Oprah and guests arriving the next morning.  The bucket fills up quickly and has to be emptied every hour, and there’s a risk the room will flood, so Obama calls Joe and pleads with him….….

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An Electrical Physical? How Much Is That?

Friday, March 6th, 2015

 

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“No, I am not doing an electrical physical, I’m here for a cold and I don’t need that test!” ……“But sir, your Blue Cross will cover it” came her soothing reply.

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A Closer Look at Berkshire Hathaway’s Insurance Operations

Friday, March 6th, 2015

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“And all of this began with our 1967 purchase of National Indemnity for $8.6 million,” Buffett wrote…..“Last year, our premier position in reinsurance was reaffirmed by our writing a policy carrying a $3 billion single premium”

“How much is the premium did you say Warren, $3,000,000,000 for a single policy? 

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How Group Health Claims-Shifting Affects Workers’ Compensation

Friday, March 6th, 2015

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Study predicts there will be more cost shifting to workers’ compensation as ACOs gain in popularity in the group health market. A good example of unintended consequences. ACA is chock full of unintended consequences………..

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