Want the Straight Talk on how we spend your money? Healthcare Economist Mike Bertaut lays it out, in plain English, in this video from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana.
You’ve got to love America. We have a long history of love/hate relationships with mood-altering substances, which we have often described as having “medicinal value” until science stops us cold. Of course, these scientific studies in medicine often never catch up to folklore, which exists everywhere in our culture in the form of things we “know” but cannot prove.
Requiem for the Individual Mandate
I’ve always liked the word “requiem,” which the dictionary says means “a ceremony or remembrance of someone who has passed away.”
The Importance of Investing In Our People: Blue Bikes
On Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, I was privileged to attend the launch of a program that has the potential to change the character of a major American city for the better. And I’m even more privileged to be working for the organization that made it happen.
In this edition of the Straight Talk podcast, Mike Bertaut talks with Brice Mohundro, a clinical pharmacist at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, about the opioid epidemic in the United States.
“Well, I’ve been thinking about this for a long time, and I’ve developed a strategy for the holidays that revolves around one of my Top 10 items: Focus on quality, and avoid the empty calories.”