US Health Care Lags Behind, Costs More Than Other Countries

US Health Care Lags Behind, Costs More Than Other Countries

Most Americans are going to pay a lot more for health insurance in 2017. They also will pay considerably more out of their pockets for copayments, prescriptions and satisfying large deductibles. However, the U.S. health care system costs users more than medical care in other countries, but people are not getting their money’s worth as […]

7 Reasons to Visit the Family Doctor

7 Reasons to Visit the Family Doctor

While children routinely visit the family doctor for an annual check-up, the same is not true for adults. In fact, nearly 93 percent of children versus 82 percent of adults have seen their healthcare provider in the last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If a sudden medical need arises […]

Affordable Care Act Is Anything but Affordable

Affordable Care Act Is Anything but Affordable

With double-digit percentage increases in premiums and the possibility of the Supreme Court throwing out subsidies in state-run exchanges, the Affordable Care Act is swiftly becoming anything but affordable. Whether one accepts some studies that predict modest increases in premiums in 2015 or other reports that indicate significant cost increases across the board, the affordability quotient […]

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