Built-in Admin Costs Driving Yearly Healthcare Cost Increases

A new report by TransUnion Healthcare finds that patient responsibility for payment represents a growing share of health systems’ revenue. The average balance left after insurance payments for patients to pay has risen from 8% of the total bill in 2012 to 12.2% in  2017. Privately insured patients saw their average balance increase by 67% from $467 to $781. Medicare beneficiaries’ […]

How to spend less on health related costs – more on food

High-quality food that is! We can save hundreds of billions in health-related costs if we just had access to high-quality healthy food and sustained diets. What people eat directly impacts their health and ultimately for what is spent on by the health cost sharing community whether it’s health insurance, government-sponsored healthcare, or the UhX community […]

Affordable Care Act’s Individual Mandate will NOT be Enforced by Trump Administration

As reported by Healthcare Finance Magazine, Attorney General Jeff Sessions told announced in a June 7 letter to the House Speaker, the Department of Justice will not defend the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act mandate for individuals to maintain essential health insurance coverage. A lawsuit was brought to the U.S. District Court by 20 other […]

Babies and Blockchain

The Society of Physician Entrepreneurs is safeguarding our children Brigitte Piniewski, MDMay 25, 2018 Last week, the Baby Center in San Francisco and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) hosted the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) for a meeting to discuss the implications of Blockchain-based solutions on medical practices and society in general. First a note about the […]

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