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You, Your Money, and Nursing Homes

June 20, 2018
Allison Bell is one of my very favorite insurance journalists, and we’ve quoted her work quite often. Her articles are typically first-rate: understandable, accurate and complete. You just knew there’d be a “but” here,...

MVNHS© in Three Acts

June 19, 2018
■ What’s it all about, Alfie? The Much Vaunted National Health System© is famous for its enthusiasm for infanticide, the most recent example of which would be the Baby Alfie Evans case. We noted...

Early Fraud Warning

June 19, 2018
Our very first substantive post (way back in January of Aught Five) was about folks who thought they could cheat their way to big time insurance bucks. As one can imagine, they were not...

Kid’s a major liability

June 18, 2018
You’ve likely read by now about the young lad, attending a wedding reception replete with expensive (and apparently fragile) art work, who (apparently accidentally) knocked over a priceless glass statue. Well, not “priceless,” exactly,...

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June 15, 2018
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A Midsummer Night’s Health Wonk Review

June 14, 2018
Bill Shakespeare’s classic wedding comedy is about the nuptials of the Duke of Athens and the (former) Queen of the Amazons, and has absolutely nothing to do with this month’s ‘Review (I just liked...

Interesting HSA news

June 13, 2018
Regular readers know that we’re big fans of HSA’s, primarily because they encourage more efficient use of healthcare-related dollars. After all, when one has skin in the game, one tends to be more careful...

Vendor Kudos Two-fer

June 12, 2018
* Once again, our friends at Cornerstone prove that they’re not just great to work with, they’re also great to work for: “For the fourth consecutive year, Cornerstone has been awarded a 2018 Top...

The Joys of Single Payer

June 11, 2018
Not to be outdone by the Brits, our friends (way) south of the border are bringing back the oldies: Polio has been reported in Venezuela, where the disease had been eradicated decades ago, according...

LTCi News: Up & Up

June 11, 2018
As our population ages, Long Term care insurance has become more and more popular as a cost-effective way to preserve one’s hard-earned nest egg. After all, the cost of a nursing facility stayt (or...
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