Government HealthCare

The Shifting Landscape of HealthCare Economics Part I

Posted on June 19, 2011 1:31 pm By admin in Government HealthCare

The rise of “managed care”, embodied most notably by the Health Maintenance Organization (“HMO”), has transformed doctor-patient relationships from the days when a doctor would come with their little bag to your home, to one of high costs and long waits. The battles over Healthcare Reform have only served to further confuse the dilemma we […]

Never Too Much of a Bad Thing

Posted on June 19, 2011 1:29 pm By admin in Government HealthCare

As costs have grown more and more over time, the legislative answer from both Republicans and Democrats has typically been to attempt ‘reform’ to these programs and insurance offerings. Each decade has seen attempts at reform which have generally added to the programs’ complexities and become fodder for lobbying. Certain treatments became mandated as part […]

The Shifting Landscape of Health Care Economics Part III

Posted on June 19, 2011 1:27 pm By admin in Government HealthCare

Lessons from The Clinton Era Jeff Selberg  The U.S. health care landscape is changing in a way that’s reminiscent of shifts that occurred during the Clinton Administration. As a former hospital CEO who experienced first-hand that earlier land rush, I’m struck by the similar dynamics that are at work again in health care. To be […]