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’ […]

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 […]

Using Song to Teach Crypto & Blockchain

I thought you may be interested in listening and learning using song to teach about crypto and blockchain. If you don’t get it, then introduce the song to your kids and let them explain it to you. After watching Tim Draper rap a song about crypto, I had to go out and look to see if […]

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