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HR Benefit Ideal – Time For Change

Tom Emerick Posted 2/14 on Cracking Health Costs The Human Resources notional view of health care benefits needs to change and do so quickly. At one time the view of health benefits was one of satisfying/motivating employees, closely coupled with a notion that … Continue reading

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There is No Free Lunch and There is No Free Contraception

Robert Laszewski Posted 2/10/12 on Health Policy and Marketplace Review The otherworldy Obama Administration solution to the contraception firestorm might work politically but it makes no sense in the real world. The President, hoping to quell a growing political firestorm, … Continue reading

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Coffee in the Garden of Eden

Dov Michaeli Posted 12/22/11 on the Doctor Weighs In “Now a river flowed out of Eden to water the garden; and from there it divided and became four rivers” Genesis, 2, 10-14 Quick: what fruit did Eve offer to Adam? … Continue reading

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Private Insurance Is Public, Too

Jim Hufford First published 4/14/11 on Organon There are lots of ways to set up a system of health insurance. You can involve the government to varying degrees in regulation and payment, and to the extent that the government takes it … Continue reading

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The Time Has Come To End The Health Care Tax Exclusion

Merrill Goozner First published 4/11/11 on Gooz News President Obama on Wednesday will unveil his counteroffer for bringing the nation’s budget deficit under control. Last week, the Republican plan authored by Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., chairman of the House Budget … Continue reading

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Mandated insurance coverage means mandated cost. What do we really want to pay for?

WENDY LYNCH Originally published here on 9/08/10 on the Health As Human Capital Foundation Blog Have you ever tried to purchase cable television with just the channels you want to watch, and been told that you need to buy the … Continue reading

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