Some Small Businesses Help Workers Buy Individual Coverage

Sep 25, 2014 – The Associated Press examines health insurance costs from different perspectives — that of a small businessman who provides workers with additional compensation to purchase their own coverage, rather than offering a company health plan, and that of a middle-class family facing mounting financial pressure which includes health premiums. The Associated Press: Small Businesses Helping Workers Buy Health Plans When Monty Hagler learned … Continue reading Some Small Businesses Help Workers Buy Individual Coverage

Lamberts, MD: ‘Thank you, sir, for letting me into your home. Thank you for trusting me when you didn’t want to trust a doctor.’

The Freedom to Care by Rob Lamberts August 21, 2014 – I got the following email a few weeks ago (details changed for confidentiality reasons): Dear Sir,  I read about your unique practice online.   I have an 91 year old ambulatory father who will not go to a doctor.  He definitely is not well and this is the only way I can get him … Continue reading Lamberts, MD: ‘Thank you, sir, for letting me into your home. Thank you for trusting me when you didn’t want to trust a doctor.’

IRS Finalizes Rules On Health Insurer Deduction Limit

By Zachary Zagger Law360, New York (September 19, 2014, 4:22 PM ET) — The Internal Revenue Service on Friday published final regulations on applying the Affordable Care Act’s $500,000 deduction limit for remuneration provided by certain health insurance providers, adopting proposed rules making certain insurance providers take deductions in the year the services are provided rather than when remunerations are paid. The final regulations adopt … Continue reading IRS Finalizes Rules On Health Insurer Deduction Limit

FORBES: Direct Primary Care: Value Proposition, Scope of Practice and Pricing

By Dave Chase, Contributor JULY 10, 2013 – This article is a section of a longer paper on Direct Primary Care (DPC) that was introduced in an earlier piece — Health Plan Rorschach Test: Direct Primary Care. The following excerpt from that article briefly explains DPC if it’s a new concept. Click through the previous link for additional context. Despite its inclusion in Obamacare, Direct … Continue reading FORBES: Direct Primary Care: Value Proposition, Scope of Practice and Pricing