Approximately $230 billion a year in healthcare costs are directly related to illiteracy and the social factors associated with illiteracy. “Illiteracy” is such a broad term. It states a fact, but the underlying causes and far-reaching life and generational impacts are less well-stated.  The problems are hiding in statistics from…
Recommended next steps for physician practices are discussed by the author. As you have probably heard by now, a federal judge in Texas, U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor, on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 struck down the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) as unconstitutional, ruling that the individual mandate…
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Congressional Budget (CBO) on Monday scored the proposed Senate bill reporting 22 million more uninsured by 2026.On June 22, U.S. Senate GOP leadership unveiled the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (BCRA) to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), known colloquially as “Obamacare” –…