I can remember it like it was yesterday, but it was fully 50 years ago. There I was, a tubby 8-year-old, strong for my age and tall, but chunky, all decked out in my Little League baseball uniform looking for all the world like a young Babe Ruth. “Hamer’s Hammers” was emblazoned across my jersey in big blue letters; “13” broadly across my back.
Who pays in a single-payer health insurance plan? This week, Straight Talk is kicking off a multi-part series on single-payer.
I was very excited to be part of the launch of the latest New Orleans Health Innovators Challenge recently.
Earlier this fall, I spent some time on the road traveling to every big city in Louisiana. Every year, we bring together all of the brokers, agents and consultants that do business with Blue Cross.
When I was a little boy growing up in Morgan City in the 1960s, I had a baseball coach who seemed like he was 100 years old! “Coach Charlie” had been coaching Little League in our town for 30 years, and I was lucky enough to be on one of his teams right before he hung it up.