This is one of six articles in the Business of Health Care series. When it comes to hot button issues in the ongoing debate over what to do about health care, there is perhaps no button hotter than Medicaid. Unfortunately, there seem to be a lot of misconceptions about this program. Medicaid is not the same … Continue reading Business of Health Care: All about Medicaid
In the weeks since the November election, three anti-“Obamacare” Republican governors are attempting to parlay Medicaid-expansion dollars into insurance access for their low-income constituents. Will Gov.-elect Greg Abbott do the same in the Lone Star State? Gov. Bill Haslam of Tennessee last month said the Obama administration verbally has approved a plan that offers vouchers … Continue reading Will Gov.-elect Abbott eye Medicaid expansion dollars?
This blog post is the fifth in the Supply, Demand and Medicine series on health care reform. What patients want most out of any health care experience is a good outcome at a reasonable cost. That’s also what your health care provider wants out of each and every patient encounter. But transforming the way health care is delivered in … Continue reading Aiming High: 3 Big Goals for Better Health Care
It’s no secret I’m a huge Baylor Bears fan. And Baylor football fans could hardly ask for a better season. Saturday’s game day experience is always one of the highlights of my week. I sit on the edge of my seat watching the plays that work, the plays that didn’t, and thinking about the plays … Continue reading Football and the Affordable Care Act