Archive for August 28th, 2018

Texas Teacher Thought He Had Great Health Insurance

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

This blog entry illustrates the crazy world of hospital pricing in this country. A Texas teacher insured through his employer by a major carrier thought he had good insurance. He doesn’t think so now.

See how Scott Bennett calculated the hospital’s actual cost associated with a billed charge of +$164,000 in five minutes (www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6440264900991426560

Then read the article below.
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Someone Moved The Cheese!

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

Even as they look back on several years of steady growth and success, many owners of independent insurance agencies now find themselves at a crossroad where they are pressed to make critical strategic decisions about the future of their firms……………….

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Texas Hospital Operating Income Soars 448%

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

Hospital’s net patient service revenue was nearly flat year over year, but its premium revenue grew 13.5 percent to $1.3 billion………………

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Texas Farm Bureau Applauds Gilsbar

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

 

Never in our history has the administration of the program been as flawless, smooth and efficient as it has been since Gilsbar has been our third party administrator. Gilsbar’s ‘can-do’ attitude and willingness to go the extra mile in support of the health program are welcome changes to our experience of past years.” – Texas Farm Bureau

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