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Recent U.S. Laws on Healthcare to Help Protect Consumers
February 9, 2015
Recent U.S. Laws on Healthcare to Help Protect Consumers

Do you wonder about your protections as a consumer in regards to U.S. healthcare? By keeping up with recently passed U.S. laws and proposed laws in the healthcare field, you can learn more about how to protect your healthcare needs and what still needs improvement. Save American Workers Act of 2015 One proposed law that…

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America’s Bitter Pill Renews Interest in Time Magazine Article
February 4, 2015
America’s Bitter Pill Renews Interest in Time Magazine Article

Steven Brill, a well-known American journalist who wrote the groundbreaking 2013 Time Magazine feature “Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills are Killing Us”, has just released his newest book – a sequel of sorts to the Time article. “America’s Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix our Broken Healthcare System” attempts to…

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Is the Government’s Healthcare Website Safe for You to Use?
January 31, 2015
Is the Government’s Healthcare Website Safe for You to Use?

The US government’s health insurance website is receiving criticism for passing along consumers’ data who use the site. What does this mean for an American man or woman going onto HealthCare.gov to apply for insurance? It means that any personal information they enter onto the site as part of the application process could potentially be…

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Affordable Care Act Supporters Numbers Dwindling
December 28, 2014
Affordable Care Act Supporters Numbers Dwindling

The Affordable Care Act is here. Whether it’s here to stay is still to be determined. While confusion and controversy continues to surround the Affordable Care Act, there has been success with providing healthcare to the previously uninsured and allowing preventative care treatment to those who previously did not have access to it. To characterize…

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Affordable Care Act Bringing New Entrepreneurial Opportunities
December 22, 2014
Affordable Care Act Bringing New Entrepreneurial Opportunities

Innovation in one area of the economy will cause ripple effects. Just ask those who work in industries affected by healthcare. With the aims of the Affordable Care Act to get more and more people coverage, it means that there is more demand for some medical products and services, not to mention health insurance. Additionally,…

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Why Affordable Care Act Enrollment Numbers Remain Low
December 17, 2014
Why Affordable Care Act Enrollment Numbers Remain Low

The whole nation knew that unveiling the Affordable Care Act would be a process with an unpredictable outcome. Between questions over whether peoples’ old plans would fit the framework of the ACA, to lawsuits debating whether the individual care mandate should be considered a tax or not, to major technological issues hampering enrollment, there simply…

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Why the Medical Device Industry is Likely to Face a Huge Revenue Hit
December 6, 2014
Why the Medical Device Industry is Likely to Face a Huge Revenue Hit

Sometimes people build businesses based on current conditions, only to have an unexpected event throw their business into chaos. While such circumstances are unexpected, it’s part of the risk when someone opens a business. Due to the volatility of the economy, individuals usually know they are taking a risk investing any amount of money into…

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Did Dentists Data Manipulate Enrollment Numbers?
December 2, 2014
Did Dentists Data Manipulate Enrollment Numbers?

Whether you call it the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or Obamacare, the new healthcare policies in the United States are rife with controversy. Some say it’s socialized medicine while others say that healthcare is a fundamental right, one that the government should help provide for its citizens. Some say it’s not the right…

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Price Gouging: Real Life Instances
November 25, 2014
Price Gouging: Real Life Instances

In a recent article entitled “Are We Getting Gouged on Health Care Costs?” numerous instances of price gouging are described within the healthcare field along with data to support the research and findings. The title of the article was designed to catch the reader’s attention. Is there still a question of whether or not we…

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Medical Debt Overview
November 15, 2014
Medical Debt Overview

According to data from NerdWallet, an estimated 56 million Americans have problems paying for medical debt. The ability to access health insurance is increasing with the Affordable Care Act, so many are left wondering why they struggle to afford their medical care. The costs are often associated with ongoing confusion about insurance plans, individuals still…

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