Recently, Medical Health Insurance Today posted a very insightful article from Alison Landes regarding the Single Payer health care system here. The article discusses many different topics from single payer health care to universal health care. To the layman, all of these esoteric phrases and concepts may be intimidating. What does it all mean? In this […]
Most people look forward to retirement and enjoying their “golden years.” This is the case for some but for many others retirement brings financial stress. Health care costs are rising faster than inflation and straining the limited incomes of the elderly.
Congress has again postponed cutting Medicare physician reimbursement amounts. The postponement is to give them time to come up with a permanent fix but the postponements have been occurring since 2003.
# Senior citizens and the older American generation have concerns that the new health care reform will negatively affect their Medicare and health benefits. There are rising concerns that older and sicker Americans will not be treated fairly and will not be given the health options younger and healthier Americans may receive.
# The United Kingdom�€™s National Health Insurance system is the envy of the world and many people believe that it provides the model on which future health care in the United States should be based. But is this the answer to today’s health care problem?