Category Archives: Benefits Management

IRS Changes to Itemized Deduction for 2013 Medical Expenses

Uncle Sam wants more money! The IRS Tax laws have changed to make life even more confusing, dealing with your health and medical expenses is getting harder. Here is the new law…. Continue reading

US Employers Use Medical Tourism to Cut Costs

Medical tourism, Medical Travel Global Health Care all meaning patients traveling from their home countries to another destination for medical care. This is completely transforming the health care industry as we know it.  Continue reading

US Employers Have No Choice But High Deductible Health Plans

According to the 18th Annual Towers Watson National Business Group on Health Employer Payers, insurers may want to start building up their product lines to include more high-deductible health plans which, according to this new survey, are quickly becoming more popular among employers having few to no other choice. Continue reading

A Boomers Math of Seniors Health Care – Medicare VS Obamacare

I made my initial inquiry about a surgical procedure abroad, I did so not knowing if my insurance would cover the cost, and even so, how much of the costs would be covered. As it turns out, I did have sufficient coverage so that in this instance, I won’t need an alternative.

Having said that, I am 68 years old, in reasonably good health, and my wife is also 68, and is a two time survivor of breast cancer, stage 3 (12 years ago). The reason I bring this up is that with the recent US re-election of Obama, the law of the land is now Obamacare, and with it a $500,000,000,000 reduction in Medicare benefits for seniors. Continue reading

The Cost of Private Health Insurance – Rebate or Increase

Nearly 13 million Americans have gotten, or will soon be getting, rebates from their health insurance companies. This is because of a provision in the Affordable Care Act that’s supposed to force insurance companies to run better. Continue reading

What is Health Solutions Technology – Medical Information Technology or Medical Technology

Are you looking for a solution to those clinical and administrative challenges that plague a transfer of records? If so, Health Solutions Technology could be exactly what the doctor ordered as it is a perfectly customizable solution to handling all of your Electronic Health Record (EHR) transfers. Health Solutions Technology works wonders for those small and mid-sized firms, family, or multi-specialty facilities needing a medical information technology solution at their fingertips. Continue reading