Archive for May 18th, 2017

Convicted Insurance Consultant Sentencing Postponed Again

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

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Will Haff

The wheels of justice turn ever so slowly. Will Haff, a San Antonio insurance consultant and convicted felon now has a new August 9 date for sentencing.

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Refried Beans

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

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Why do Mexicans make refried beans? Because they didn’t make them right the first time. Same holds true for refried health care legislation………..

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What!……….I’m Going Back To Sleep!

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

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Waking up is hard to do. I’ve been trying for years. Even nightmares couldn’t wake me up until yesterday when I had a horrible one that lit me up like a Roman Candle. I shot out of my hiding place, raced to the library and found the 2017 Milliman Medical Index report. “Its true, its true, this is not another nightmarish dream, its true!” assured the sweet librarian.

“But it can’t be” I screamed. When I went to sleep in 1973 health insurance rates of $17 for individuals and $35 per month for family coverage were considered competitive! What the hell happened?”

“Government got involved, managed care contracts memorialized collaborative schemes to defraud consumers into thinking they were getting great “discounts” when in fact they were assured of paying more year after year, hospitals took lessons from used car salesman and invented something called a Charge Master, and health care supply chain managers (insurance brokers, agents and consultants) were tasked, and they accepted their role to make sure the new status quo remained forever” said the librarian with head hanging low and slumped shoulders.

“They say the only way to fix this is more government control through a single payer system. Go figure!” she continued. “I’m moving to Communist China where the free market in health care is alive and well!”

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