Monthly Archives: May 2014

Healthcare – The driver of debt

Going to link to another great post by Ezekiel Chang that describes why our debt problem cannot be solved by cutting spending for (non-healthcare) programs, or by raising taxes, or even a combination of both. We won’t solve our debt … Continue reading

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There’s Upselling, and then there’s Upcharging

A new Propublica report sheds some light on some Medicare physicians who routinely charge Medicare the highest rate of reimbursement for office visits. When 90-100% of patient visits to your office are so complex that they warrant the highest level … Continue reading

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Actuarily Speaking… Went to my good friend Chris’ wedding in Pasadena last weekend and received a surprise gift (or 10) for my blog. Chris is an actuary in the health care industry. One of his good friends, Ezekiel Chang, is … Continue reading

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