Five ways to improve our Health-care system
America's health-care system is larger than the entire economy of France; it's also one of our least effective markets. At a time when we are finally making some headway from the financial collapse of 2008, we must do better for American families and for the businesses that run that very economy.
Ben Carsons Health Care Plan: New and More Confusing
For the last few years, Ben Carson has been talking about a very disruptive but simple plan to reform the health care system in the United States: replace Obamacare, Medicare and Medicaid with an easy-to-understand universal, cradle-to-grave annual cash allowance for health spending.
When Governments Offer Empty Health Care Promises, Black Markets Deliver the Goods
Many Americans of all stripes are dissatisfied with the expense and byzantine structure of health care in the United States. Handing the job over to the government is the preferred solution of that set that believes that appending ".gov" to things magically liberates them from unfairness, inefficiency, and the big-meanie laws of economics. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who does a spot-on Larry David impression on the presidential campaign trail, ranks prominently among those who want "a single-payer national health care program" to set things right. Unfortunately, the history of state-provided medicine is one of grandiose promises by politicians, with entrepreneurs stepping up, often illegally, to bridge the vast gap between those empty words and reality.
Georgia Healthcare sets range for London listing
Georgia Healthcare Group, the largest health services provider in the former Soviet Republic, has set an initial price range for its London listing that would value the company at £257m-£347m.
Health Care Co-op Closings Narrow Consumers Choices
The grim announcements keep coming, picking up pace in recent weeks. About a third, or eight, alternative health insurers created under President Obama’s health care law to spur competition that might have made coverage less expensive for consumers are shutting down. The three largest are among that number. Only 14 of the so-called cooperatives are still standing, some precariously.
California eyes people eligible for Health care subsidies
Heading into a third enrollment season with less fanfare and a more modest budget, California health exchange officials said Thursday they will strategically target about 750,000 uninsured people who qualify for health insurance subsidies but haven’t signed up for coverage.
In the Future, All Business Will Be Part Of Health Care
It’s no secret that we need better models for health care. America’s health care system is under intense scrutiny, with many discussions focusing on how we can apply pressure on hospitals and consumers in order to reduce the cost of care and prevent the spread of chronic disease.
Amino Launches A Consumer Healthcare Search Platform, Backed By $19.4M From Accel, CRV, Others
Stealthy San Francisco-based digital healthcare startup Amino has been quietly amassing a database of U.S. consumer healthcare data since late 2013 to underpin the product it’s launching today: a search platform powered by heathcare transaction data from 188 million Americans — garnered from U.S. health insurance data — to make it easier for consumers to locate a doctor or specialist with experience treating other people with their condition, or who fits their healthcare requirements in other specific ways.