Posts Tagged ‘reducing healthcare spending’

They would have had 5 seconds left had we covered it

Thursday, December 14th, 2017 by Al Lewis (alewis)

They would have had 5 seconds left had we covered it.”But they didn’t.And the rest was history.In case you missed it, here are some other topics from the NFL’s eighth Sunday:BRONCOS BLOWOUT: Peyton Manning looked like Peyton Manning again. adidas zx flux femme Fjallraven Kanken Sale air max 90 bianco uomo
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News Flash: Nelson Amendment a Major Coup for Choice Advocates

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010 by Al Lewis (alewis)

Dear Oobonomics Nation:
Whether you are pro-choice and disagree with the above headline, or pro-life and disagree with Roe v. Wade, please hold off on the hate-mail, okay?  Direct that towards people with bombs in their underwear instead.   (While you can’t send me hate-mail, you can still send me disagree-mail or even dislike-mail. )  What you are [...]

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A Better Way to Die

Sunday, May 10th, 2009 by Al Lewis (alewis)

Dying is expensive and inefficient — even as compared to the rest of our healthcare system, which is quite a feat.   One of the tenets of OOBonomics is to reduce “drags” on the economy, of which healthcare – particularly government-financed healthcare – is high on the list.  Medicare spends one-third of its entire budget for [...]

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(Your) Death and (my) Taxes

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009 by Al Lewis (alewis)

This posting is from someone whom we shall call “Alice” for the simple reason that “Alice” is indeed her name.   It came in via email and Iam not sure whe wants her last name used.
Alice suggests changing the rule where a hospital resuscitates a dying patient who “codes” unless the patient has signed an advance [...]

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Saving Money by Buillding Fee Transparency in Healthcare

Monday, January 26th, 2009 by arttaft

One way to significantly impact overall costs is to insist on ‘broker’ fee transparency. The brokers fees can be as high as 15% (they are often less) of the fees paid to the insurance company and are often not identified to the buying employer. Brokers have on occasion caused the buying employer to spend more [...]

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