Monthly Archives: March 2014

Hospitals Plot the End of Insurance Companies | The Fiscal Times

hsptlThe problems with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act may be masking another major change in the way health care is delivered to U.S. consumers, experts believe.

At a conference in Washington on Thursday, health care and business professionals said that there’s an increasing trend in the industry toward cutting insurance companies out of the process entirely, as large, regional hospital systems move into the insurance business. – See more
Hospitals Plot the End of Insurance Companies | The Fiscal Times.


 

The WHY’S of SWIAHU

The WHY’S of SWIAHU: questions

  • To ensure that our members are the industry’s brightest and best.
  • To ensure that we speak with one voice in Washington and Indiana.
  •  To provide reliable information regarding health care reform to our clients and our legislators. 
  • To be the trusted advisors to the outside world.  

We believe that private market solutions are the answers to the future.


 

Another Glitch: Newly discovered HealthCare.gov error……

acaNewly discovered HealthCare.gov error giving bad info on premium aid | Fox News

A newly discovered glitch in the main ObamaCare website reportedly is giving thousands of people the wrong information about whether they qualify for premium subsidies.

The Philadelphia Inquirer discovered the glitch while entering hypothetical incomes into the calculator on HealthCare.gov. The newspaper found that the calculator is using the wrong year’s poverty guidelines — a simple mistake that, for months, has resulted in would-be enrollees getting inaccurate guidance.

Because of the glitch, some people may be initially told they qualify for subsidies when they don’t. Others may be told they don’t qualify when they do.

It’s unclear how many people have been affected, but the mistake raises the possibility that thousands are giving up the hunt for insurance after being told, inaccurately, that they don’t qualify for government aid.  read more….

155,000 Medical Codes coming to a doctor near you.

Code Chaos | The Weekly Standard

Ever considered suicide by jellyfish? Have you ended up in the hospital after being injured

Dave Malan

during the forced landing of your spacecraft? Or been hurt when you were sucked into the engine of an airplane or when your horse-drawn carriage collided with a trolley?

Chances are slim.

Continue reading….

Code Chaos | The Weekly Standard.