Another $Million Patient

April 26, 2018
Last year, we reported on a Wellmark insured who was running through $ 1,000,000 a month in claims. In that case, the patient was a hemophiliac, and his treatment was obviously quite expensive.It never...

Another opinion survey

March 13, 2018
Civis Analytics (CA), a firm started by 2012 Obama campaign veterans, conducted a telephone opinion survey February 28 about American policy priorities.  Powerline reported their results here, and Vox, here. Powerline excerpts two charts from...

Another Timely Reminder

February 12, 2018
That health insurance ≠ health care. As FoIB David Fluker points out: A lot of them won’t accept Covered CA plans either. https://t.co/KXEWVxvUJd — Dave Fluker (@FlukerDavid) February 9, 2018 To which I replied:“We...

Another day, another MVNHS© shanda [UPDATED]

January 8, 2018
The Much Vaunted National Health System© strikes again: I have unwell patients begging me not to send them into hospital. This is what ‘we’have become. The state of the NHS is shameful. My condolences...

Another Government-run Health Care Success Story

November 15, 2017
Words fail: “A veteran committed suicide by setting himself on fire in front of a New Jersey VA clinic after staff at the clinic repeatedly failed to ensure he received adequate mental health care“...

Another few words on Open Enrollment

November 8, 2017
Building on yesterday morning’s post, it bears repeating that even though I’m no longer active in the individual market, I still get calls, emails and referrals seeking my assistance. Since I’m loathe to just...

Another 1,000 Words on #Repeal/Replace

July 26, 2017
Heh: Original content copyright © InsureBlog >>Insurance Books (Completed)...

Another Outstanding Customer Service experience

June 5, 2017
So, we decided it’s time for our now-9 month old puppy to finally have free rein (well, mostly) in the back yard. Some 17 years ago, we’d purchased an “invisible fence” type system for...

Another Agent Acting (VERY) Badly

April 20, 2017
This is so wrong, on so many levels: “An insurance agent has been indicted by a grand jury after prosecutors say she scammed an elderly woman out of nearly $ 40,000 in cash and...

And another block

February 10, 2017
Last month, the new administration followed through on the previous admin’s threat to put the kibosh on the proposed Humana/Aetna merger: “A U.S. federal judge blocked the companies merger deal, saying it violated antitrust...
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