Rate Hospitals
Search Hospital by:
--Select-- Name City State

Blog

, Private Health Insurance Company Infrastructure

Private Health Insurance Company Infrastructure

With the present system of employer-based private health insurance, many members of the general public may not know much about how their insurance company functions. Company rates often determine the viability of local health insurance [...]

Read More
, Will Baby Boomers Make Universal Coverage Impossible?

Will Baby Boomers Make Universal Coverage Impossible?

The incredible costs of healthcare delivery in the United States have spurred a national political discussion on healthcare reform.

Read More
, Children Hospitals, Specialized Hospitals, and the Affordable Care Act

Children Hospitals, Specialized Hospitals, and the Affordable Care Act

Hospital performance is another concern for medical professionals, patients, and taxpayers alike. New changes in healthcare infrastructure mean that hospitals may be communicating regularly with several new health insurance providers on a daily basis.

Read More
, How to Keep Private Health Insurance Companies  from Artificially Inflating Prices

How to Keep Private Health Insurance Companies from Artificially Inflating Prices

United States spends more than $500 billion a year on unnecessary healthcare expenses…..

Read More
, Do you know about Department of Health and Human Services?

Do you know about Department of Health and Human Services?

What is the healthcare infrastructure actually like? Who oversees the implementation of new healthcare legislation? How are infrastructure changes implemented? In the US, the…….

Read More
, Healthcare Delivery and Bioterrorism

Healthcare Delivery and Bioterrorism

Bio-terrorism represents one of the most fundamentally difficult challenges for healthcare providers and governments alike. Namely, how does one reduce the potential effects of a terrorist biological attack while simultaneously minimizing public anxiety and the trimming of civil liberties?

Read More
, Increase Life Expectancy with Preventive Lifestyle

Increase Life Expectancy with Preventive Lifestyle

One of the most important adjustments healthcare providers are trying to communicate via public education is the necessity of living a preventive lifestyle.

Read More
, How Could Medicare be expanded to Cover All US Citizens?

How Could Medicare be expanded to Cover All US Citizens?

In the United States, Medicare is a type of socialized health insurance coverage that is extended to all citizens over the age of 65 and others that meet specific criteria.

Read More
, Obstacles Delaying Universal Coverage in the United States

Obstacles Delaying Universal Coverage in the United States

It is interesting to note that 32 of 33 of the industrialized nations presently have some form of universal coverage in place for their citizens, with the United States being the lone exception.

Read More
, How do the Uninsured Impact the US Healthcare System?

How do the Uninsured Impact the US Healthcare System?

One of the most common excuses for the disproportionate spending in the American healthcare delivery system is the cost generated by the massive number of uninsured citizens (over 50 million as of 2013)…

Read More
, What is Single-Payer Healthcare Coverage?

What is Single-Payer Healthcare Coverage?

Single payer, or universal healthcare coverage, has advantages and disadvantages. Learn more about them.

Read More
, Who Benefits the Most from Privatized Healthcare?

Who Benefits the Most from Privatized Healthcare?

Privatized healthcare may provide increased freedom of choice when it comes to providers and services. This may come at an increased cost.

Read More
, How Does ERISA Impact Self-Insured Insurance Plans?

How Does ERISA Impact Self-Insured Insurance Plans?

ERISA impacts self insured health insurance plans. What do you need to know about ERISA?

Read More
, Confused about the PPACA Sign-ups? Read This.

Confused about the PPACA Sign-ups? Read This.

Signup for the PPACA (Affordable Care Act / Obamacare) has been met with some confusion. The rules are straightforward and explained.

Read More
, What are State Health Insurance Exchanges?

What are State Health Insurance Exchanges?

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, known as PPACA or Obamacare, utilizes state health exchanges. What are they?

Read More
, Do Hospitals Have an Obligation to Provide Some Services for Free?

Do Hospitals Have an Obligation to Provide Some Services for Free?

Hospitals emergency room visits are governed by EMTALA, which mandates provision of healthcare regardless of ability to pay. Where are these costs absorbed?

Read More
, Is Health Insurance Actually Necessary?

Is Health Insurance Actually Necessary?

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) takes a step toward universal healthcare, but is health insurance actually necessary?

Read More
, How Can the United States Reduce Healthcare Costs?

How Can the United States Reduce Healthcare Costs?

United States healthcare cost explosion is impacted by aging baby boomer population and a massive healthcare bureaucracy. Affordable Care Act attempts to address this.

Read More
, Which Countries Have the Best Healthcare?
, Do Employers Have an Obligation to Provide Health Insurance for Employees?

Do Employers Have an Obligation to Provide Health Insurance for Employees?

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) affects employers’ obligations to provide health insurance for their employees.

Read More