On the day after Halloween while your kids and mine are still suffering from a HFCS induced hangover, I’m going to be a buzzkill. My kids will not be surprised. Fatty liver disease fastest-growing reason for transplants in young U.S. adults The shear amount of candy they collected in the neighborhood is insane. I suppose … Continue reading Is Your Child’s Liver Dying?
Axios.com reported this interesting infographic on the predicted average increases of Obamacare premiums when open enrollment starts November 1st. It is expected to be a sharp increase again. Tennessee is slated to be a 20% or higher increase as a statewide average. Knox County has fared worse than most Tennessee regions in the last couple … Continue reading Obamacare premiums expected to climb 38% nationwide
Trinity Medical Associates offers two excellent options for employers seeking to lower their healthcare spending while maintaining a high level of employee care and accountability. The first choice is a Trinity Onsite Clinic. We can setup, staff, and operate a full service primary care office within your facility. With a Trinity provider onsite during the … Continue reading Employers lower healthcare spending with Onsite Clinics and Direct Primary Care membership
Health Care Is So Expensive Because You Don’t Pay For It Yourself I could write a good review of this as it is an excellent read on healthcare economics. This truly complex topic can be simplified by using a few easy analogies and these four quotes. I'd highly recommend you read it for yourself though. … Continue reading Article: Health Care Is So Expensive Because You Don’t Pay For It Yourself
Consumers pay 94% of the branded price on average when one generic firm enters the market, but that drops to 52% with two competitors and to 44% with three, according to an FDA analysis.
Recently, various new outlets reported on the spiraling failure of the Affordable Care Act otherwise known as Obamacare. One of the key indicators of failure is the availability of health insurance in a market. Several major markets across the country lack more than one insurer from which individuals may choose. When there is only one … Continue reading Knoxville: where insurance goes to die
Ever wonder why our healthcare system seems to be in such a sorry state? It seems like politicians and thought leaders are caught surprised when they try to tackle this situation only to find out how complicated it is. However, I completely disagree. I don't believe it is a complicated situation. I believe we have … Continue reading Article: The Root Cause of Health Care Dysfunction
Rand Paul MD (R-KY) has offered up his plan to replace Obamacare. Like many of the other Republican proposals this one has favorable treatment of DPC memberships as it heavily relies on expanding HSA use for everyone regardless of insurance plan. This seems like an excellent option as it shifts the purchasing power within … Continue reading Rand Paul’s Obamacare replacement
Bryan Rotella wrote a very interesting editorial piece for the Washington Times recently entitled "The Obamacare Hustle". He outlines why some politicians continue to cling to Obamacare even though it is spiraling into self-implosion. He makes a compelling argument that needs to be said more often. When Obamacare is repealed it will not mean that … Continue reading The Obamacare Hustle