Price Check On Drug Ads: Would Revealing Costs Help Patients Control Spending? ~KHN

By Julie Appleby and Sydney Lupkin June 6, 2018 | Kaiser Health News President Donald Trump wants to control spending on drugs. One of his big ideas: include prices in advertisements, just like warnings about side effects. That’s not as simple as it sounds. Apart from legal questions about whether the Food and Drug Administration has the authority to require pricing in ads, other uncertainties … Continue reading Price Check On Drug Ads: Would Revealing Costs Help Patients Control Spending? ~KHN

Trending … EP. 199 | 2018 HSAs, PCEA and Direct Primary Care (DPC) Legislative Overview

“#HR6199 passed the House by a vote of 277-142! Thank you to all those that sent letters to @WaysandMeansGOP and your House Rep. This wouldn’t have been possible without everyone’s hard work.Thanks to all who contributed to this important effort. It’s a great step forward for patients and America’s health care system Another thank you to @RepErikPaulsen and @repblumenauer. Now on 2 the Senate!” ~The … Continue reading Trending … EP. 199 | 2018 HSAs, PCEA and Direct Primary Care (DPC) Legislative Overview

Update! | Latest October 2018 CMT/DPC Journal FORUM Speaker Collection News

“I loved hearing about other practices’ from the lecturers here!” ~K.W., MD, 2017 Physician Attendee, Illinois Early Bird Tix. Sale Ends Aug 15 — Agenda, Speakers at http://www.ConciergeMedicineFORUM.com NEW IN OCTOBER, 2018 BONUS! Pre-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP, Thursday, Oct. 25 (For MDs, DOs, RNs, PAs, NPs)  | 10am-4:30pm – A Beginner’s Guide To Today’s Subscription Healthcare Delivery Models (Learn From Industry Experts & Physicians As They Teach … Continue reading Update! | Latest October 2018 CMT/DPC Journal FORUM Speaker Collection News

J. Orient, MD: “Congress and the IRS have stranded patients in SwampCare”

Why can’t patients use their HSAs – supposedly their own money – to pay DPC fees? Because the IRS says they can’t. Not only that, if they have a DPC membership, they can’t even make a contribution to their HSA. Why not combine the two? Why can’t patients use their HSAs – supposedly their own money – to pay DPC fees? Because the IRS says … Continue reading J. Orient, MD: “Congress and the IRS have stranded patients in SwampCare”