DC Circuit Court of Appeals Now Rules The Obama Administration Can’t Subsidize Insurance Premiums As Stated in the ACA - “Sebelius Syndrome” The Gift That Keeps On Giving.. DC Circuit Court of Appeals Now Rules The Obama Administration Can’t Subsidize Insurance Premiums As Stated in the ACA - “Sebelius Syndrome” The Gift That Keeps On Giving..

Of course this will be appealed and you know who’s behind this, it’s the lobbyists for insurance com...

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Tennessee Is the Latest State Hit with United Firing 500 Plus Medicare Advantage Doctors Tennessee Is the Latest State Hit with United Firing 500 Plus Medicare Advantage Doctors

It just keeps rolling and this woman has been through 7 doctors in the last year.  She’s not even co...

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Monday, July 21, 2014

United HealthCare and Banner Health In Arizona Form An ACO (Accountable Care Organization) - ACO Software Sales Must Be Booming For United… United HealthCare and Banner Health In Arizona Form An ACO (Accountable Care Organization) - ACO Software Sales Must Be Booming For United…

We keep hearing about accountable care models and they all differ a bit but the one thing everyone s...

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Monday, July 21, 2014

VA Hospital Declares Patient Dead Who Is Still Alive - Wife Discovers Him Alive With Going Back For A Final Visit, Now He’s Being Transferred to Another Hospital VA Hospital Declares Patient Dead Who Is Still Alive - Wife Discovers Him Alive With Going Back For A Final Visit, Now He’s Being Transferred to Another Hospital

Ok here’s one more to add to the VA Saga.  He was unconscious and flown to a Lexington VA facility. ...

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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Town in Ohio Trying to Fine and Tell Wounded Veteran “He Can’t Have His Therapy Ducks”! Town in Ohio Trying to Fine and Tell Wounded Veteran “He Can’t Have His Therapy Ducks”!

In the very same town residents are allowed to have one pot bellied pig, so does he have too many d...

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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Oracle Ties Their SRM (Social Relation Management) Software to LinkedIn Complimenting Oracle BlueKai Marketing Aggregation Services Oracle Ties Their SRM (Social Relation Management) Software to LinkedIn Complimenting Oracle BlueKai Marketing Aggregation Services

In case you missed it a couple months ago, Oracle purchased BlueKai which aggregates data on consum...

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Saturday, July 19, 2014

CVS Buys 33 Store Drug Chain in Florida - Navarro Discount Pharmacy And Begins Signing Contracts With Major Healthcare Concerns In Other Parts of the Country CVS Buys 33 Store Drug Chain in Florida - Navarro Discount Pharmacy And Begins Signing Contracts With Major Healthcare Concerns In Other Parts of the Country

Navarro is a Hispanic owned drug chain that has been in business for many years in the Miami-Dade ar...

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Friday, July 18, 2014

Congratulations To The US Government - You Have Successfully Created a Complex Healthcare System Built With Little Or No Trust Where Nobody Wants to Engage With Your Current Broken Model.. Congratulations To The US Government - You Have Successfully Created a Complex Healthcare System Built With Little Or No Trust Where Nobody Wants to Engage With Your Current Broken Model..

Well it’s time for a rant and discussion on this topic and to try and take a look at the entire scen...

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Friday, July 18, 2014

Why Patients Cannot Trust Their Insurer, Government, Hospital or Credit Card Company - Guest Post Why Patients Cannot Trust Their Insurer, Government, Hospital or Credit Card Company - Guest Post

Today we have a guest post from Dr. Arvind Cavale,  endocrinologist and he makes some good points  ...

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Friday, July 18, 2014

United Healthcare Plans to Operate in as Many as 24 Insurance Exchanges - 2nd Quarter Revenue Still Keeps Rolling in With Medicaid Contracts Representing A Large Increase - Overall Net 2% Drop in 2nd Quarter United Healthcare Plans to Operate in as Many as 24 Insurance Exchanges - 2nd Quarter Revenue Still Keeps Rolling in With Medicaid Contracts Representing A Large Increase - Overall Net 2% Drop in 2nd Quarter

I had to laugh as somewhere else on the web I read a title of “United embraces Obamacare”, well heck...

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Signature MD Concierge Medicine Provider Files Suite Against Another Concierge Provider, MDVIP Signature MD Concierge Medicine Provider Files Suite Against Another Concierge Provider, MDVIP

We have had everyone else go to court so it’s time for the concierge doctor services to duke it out....

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Medical Journal Says Pre-Diabetes Diagnosis Is Not Needed- It’s Turning Healthy People Into Patients with “Pre-Diabetes”… Medical Journal Says Pre-Diabetes Diagnosis Is Not Needed- It’s Turning Healthy People Into Patients with “Pre-Diabetes”…

I don’t know a doctor who’s really been a big supporter of this since it came around.  As mentioned...

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Medicare Penalties for Hospitals To Take Effect Later This Year With Patient Safety - Can We Learn From the VA On Not Being “Stat Rats” And Attain The “Desired Virtual Numbers” In The “Real World”? Medicare Penalties for Hospitals To Take Effect Later This Year With Patient Safety - Can We Learn From the VA On Not Being “Stat Rats” And Attain The “Desired Virtual Numbers” In The “Real World”?

I’m all for things that make the environments safer by all means and the program for controlling ite...

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

UPS Accelerates US Medical Device Deliveries With 36 New Healthcare Compliant Field Stocking Locations UPS Accelerates US Medical Device Deliveries With 36 New Healthcare Compliant Field Stocking Locations

I wrote about this once before and actually talked to an executive at UPS about this.  We we talking...

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Could You Imagine a World With Stock Brokers, Real Estate Brokers, Etc. Not Having to Be Licensed?  How Would We Know Who They Are?  Data Sellers Need To Be Licensed Too, So We Know Who They Are.. Could You Imagine a World With Stock Brokers, Real Estate Brokers, Etc. Not Having to Be Licensed? How Would We Know Who They Are? Data Sellers Need To Be Licensed Too, So We Know Who They Are..

If you read here often enough over the last 3 years, this is nothing new as I have had a campaign to...

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Monday, July 14, 2014
 
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