Census Bureau Figures Indicate Record Number Of Americans Uninsured

The Census Bureau reported  “the number of people with health insurance fell to 253.6 million in 2009 from 255.1 million in 2008, the first year that the number of people with health insurance has decreased since 1987, when the government started collecting comparable data. The number of uninsured rose to 50.7 million from 46.3 million […]

Physician-Rating Measures

The major health carriers have developed a kind of efficiency rating for doctors and hospitals. These rating systems are directly communicating with the consumer.  The rating systems show price of a procedure and quality of care. So if an insured wants to look up how many times a doctor has performed a certain procedure they […]

Indiana Grandfathered Health Plans

This is going to be very interesting to see how the grandfathered plans are treated from a carrier standpoint. It’s very possible that these plans could cost less than the new generation of plans that will be launched under the health care reform. The next few years these grandfathered plans either group or individual could […]

President Obama’s Health Insurance Ideas Have Resistance

While President Barack Obama continues to shape and mold his healthcare reform policies, said to be the most controversial in decades, it is not met without resistance from both sides of the isle. Obama’s plan would attempt to make health care universal while still allowing the use of private healthcare services. Read the full article at Reuters.