Tag: medical home

Warren Buffet weighs in on what is stagnating our economy in the USA and throws healthcare under the bus.

Warren Buffet weighs in on what is stagnating our economy in the USA and throws healthcare under the bus. If you listen to politicians, you may have heard that our corporate tax rate, being one of the highest is curtailing growth of our job markets in the USA. The NY Times recently reported that at Warren Buffet’s (of Berkshire Hathaway Fame) annual shareholder meeting, the Oracle of Omaha as he is called stated that while lowering corporate tax rates may help, the real problem is the tax that is known as healthcare. Like it or not, healthcare costs and health insurance Read More »

Medicare part C plans vs. Medicare and a supplement; buyer beware.

Medicare part C plans vs. Medicare and a supplement; buyer beware. You have finally reached the age of 65 and are now enrolled in Medicare; is there a better option? Medicare was developed in 1965 and signed into law by Lyndon B Johnson as a way to help pay for the medical needs of those reaching retirement age as well as those with disabilities. Medicare part A is free and is designed to cover hospital stays over 72 hours as well as some skilled nursing care. Medicare part B is not free, but the monthly premium is subsidized and low, Read More »