Tag Archives: Care

Angered By High Health Care Spending? Here’s What Maryland Is Doing – Forbes

US healthcare spending is maddeningly high. As in: fifty percent higher than what other wealthy countries spend, with no evidence we’re getting any bang for all those additional healthcare bucks. In 2014, the state of Maryland took direct aim at this profitless profligacy, enacting a bold (dare I say European?) approach : it gave hospitals… Read More »

Value-based care requires payer and provider collaboration

If value-based care is about aligning what works best for the patient to a hospital’s financial incentives, then insurers and providers must work together to create the best outcomes. “Talking about value-based care, you can’t look at it from a siloed perspective. It requires the participation of payers, providers, as well as purchasers and employers,”… Read More »

Do you plan to retire by 50? Great, but can you cover your health care? – USA TODAY

Janna Herron USA TODAY Published 8:32 AM EDT Jun 5, 2019 So you’re ready to sock away half your income, earn more through side hustles and aggressively invest so you can become financially independent and retire before age 50. But a big obstacle threatens to keep you from joining the financial independence/retire early movement, popularly known as FIRE: the high costs of health care… Read More »