Business Leaders Get Tips for Improving Health, Reining in Costs at Health Forum

By |September 7th, 2017|

The rising cost of healthcare and potential legislative changes are causing employers a lot of concerns. That’s why Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana partnered with Greater New Orleans, Inc. and the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce to host the second annual Business to Business Forum on Healthcare Solutions […]

Bringing Answers Straight to Business Community: The New Orleans B2B Healthcare Forum

By |August 29th, 2017|

More than 90 percent of the people who have private health insurance in Louisiana get it because they either: have a job, are retired from a job or are related to someone who has a job.

This means employers statewide are huge partners in your healthcare, and a large segment of […]

Can I Really Do This? Reverse a Lifetime of Being Overweight?

By |August 22nd, 2017|

“Starting today, I’m going to change my life. And I’m going to do it publicly, right out here where you all can see me and keep me honest.”
Let’s find out together, shall we?

In these pages, you’ve seen me write pretty openly about my personal struggles with weight here and here. […]

When a ‘Bailout’ Isn’t a ‘Bailout’

By |August 16th, 2017|

When a “Bailout” Isn’t a “Bailout”:
I really enjoy Twitter. Just a few days ago, after I tweeted about a particular federal program that helps poor people pay for their health insurance, I got this response above.

Sometimes seeing the raw, unvarnished truth about how people are feeling is quite valuable. […]

Healthcare Reform 2.0: What Do the New Proposals Mean?

By |August 8th, 2017|

A few months ago, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Healthcare Act (AHCA). The bill next went to the Senate, which created several of its own bills, including the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA).  While these bills are not actively being debated as I write this, they are […]