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Is “My Doctor” In-Network?

Last week’s post, “Is My Hospital In-Network?”, relieved some anxiety and misunderstandings about local hospital network status with health insurers. Now, you can take some comfort knowing: In a true Emergency, health care rights and services rules, not insurance companies (IN or OUT of network) will assure your are [...]

Denny WeinbergDenny Weinberg

Is “My” Hospital In-Network?

When it comes to worker health benefit choices we make each year, we have been programed to think…  “First I have to make sure my local hospital is in the plan’s network.” Is this really as critical as we have been led to think (and worry) about? Consider these five important dynamics, drawn from analyzing [...]

Denny WeinbergDenny Weinberg

The Cost of Healthcare

The cost of healthcare in America is outrageous. We spend about $3.4 TRILLION every year. No, that’s not a typo. A trillion dollars is a difficult amount of money to imagine, so here’s an illustration: If the American healthcare industry were a country, it would be the fifth largest economy in the world. Warren Buffett says that [...]

Amir PirniaAmir Pirnia