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, Physician Shortages and an International System of Physician Exchange

Physician Shortages and an International System of Physician Exchange

Doctor shortages produce a number of problems for the surrounding community. Lack of access to medical services, prohibitive travel times, and lack of medical consultation are just some of the challenges residents in medically underserved [...]

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, Will the Affordable Care Act be Repealed?

Will the Affordable Care Act be Repealed?

The Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare or the ACA) of 2010 was the largest and most controversial piece of United States healthcare reform legislation since the creation of Medicare in 1965. As a [...]

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, How Might the Affordable Care Act Change in the Near Future?

How Might the Affordable Care Act Change in the Near Future?

The Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare or the ACA) is the most significant piece of healthcare reform legislation in the United States since the creation of Medicare (a socialized form of health insurance

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, How Might Delivery of Healthcare Services Change in the Future?

How Might Delivery of Healthcare Services Change in the Future?

Predicting the future of healthcare delivery is extremely challenging. Within a hospital, change is the only constant.

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, Are Contracted Healthcare Workers Really a Positive Trend?

Are Contracted Healthcare Workers Really a Positive Trend?

With implementation of the Affordable Care Act, businesses employing more than 50 full time workers will have to cover their healthcare, or pay penalties. The trend is showing that hiring contract workers is decreasing this cost.

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, How do Pre-existing Conditions Affect the Healthcare Industry?

How do Pre-existing Conditions Affect the Healthcare Industry?

Pre existing conditions are not permitted in any health care plans, unless they were in place before March, 2010, and thus grandfathered in.

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, Should Employers be Allowed to Drop Obese Employees from Company Medical Coverage?

Should Employers be Allowed to Drop Obese Employees from Company Medical Coverage?

Obesity may affect healthcare costs as well as leading to various illnesses. Should employers be allowed to drop obese employees?

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, Who Benefits the Most from Socialized / Nationalized Healthcare?

Who Benefits the Most from Socialized / Nationalized Healthcare?

Nationalized healthcare is practiced in many nations around the world. It will have profound effect upon employees and employers in the United States.

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, How to Reduce the Incidence of Hospital-acquired Infections

How to Reduce the Incidence of Hospital-acquired Infections

Hospital acquired infections post risks to patients, expense of medical treatment, and legal liability. The Affordable Care Act has initiatives aimed at reducing infections.

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, How will the Affordable Care Act Change Medicare?

How will the Affordable Care Act Change Medicare?

There is much concern and confusion about how Medicare will be affected by the Affordable Care Act. Do you have concerns?

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, 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.

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, 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?

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, 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?

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, 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.

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, 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.

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, The Affordable Care Act’s Effects on U.S. Employment

The Affordable Care Act’s Effects on U.S. Employment

The Affordable Care Act may have significant impact on employment in the United States. Find out how, and add comments.

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