Category: Health Insurance

Category: Cost of Healthcare, Health and Wellness, Health Insurance

Preventive Care Vs Corrective Care in Everyday Life

I’m constantly amazed by how many of my friends are so particular about the maintenance they do on their cars. Or their boats. Or their homes.

Let’s face it, these assets cost a fortune to fix when something breaks. If you can head off those bigger costs by regularly spending a little bit of time and money on preventive maintenance, it makes good sense to do so. And so we do. Read more

Category: ACA and Policy, Cost of Healthcare, Government Programs, Health Insurance

Lunch With Some Friends

… and Big Health Insurance Changes

Every now and then, I’m reminded how blessed I am to have the job I do.  Earlier this month, I gave a presentation to the Baton Rouge Rotary Club. They are one of the largest of the 30,000 Rotary Clubs worldwide and home to over 500 businesses in the Capital area. Baton Rouge’s Rotary has been together since 1918! Speaking to them is always a privilege. Read more

Category: Cost of Healthcare, Health Insurance

Space-Age Medicine at Space-Age Prices

One of the things you learned very quickly while growing up in our household was, “Money doesn’t grow on trees, you know!” That was my dad’s way of saying that we were poor. Not grinding-into-the ground, begging-for-food poor, but we started out with much less than our neighbors had. In fact, I was born into a 35-foot travel trailer in my Maw Maw’s back yard in 1961. And within two years, I had had two sisters, too! Read more