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All Healthcare Issues On A National Scale

ARE YOU GETTING THE FULL BENEFITS FROM YOUR MEDICATION?

The cost of employer sponsored health insurance continues to increase, and one of the hidden facts that is contributing to rising Insurance costs are employees and dependents that don’t take their prescription medications.  This is also a problem for Medicare recipients and people with individual insurance policies. Often time’s people think that by not taking

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JIMMY KIMMEL AND PRE-EXHISTING CONDITIONS

On Monday evening, Jimmy Kimmel gave a heartfelt monolog to his audience about his son who was born with a life threatening congenital heart defect. As Chairman of the American Heart Association here in Kansas City, I am all too familiar with the devastation and trauma this condition causes parents and newborns that are affected

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Oh! It’s Not As Easy As Buying An Airline Ticket

The word “exchange” is mentioned in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka ObamaCare) 247 times.  And various administration officials from the president to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius have described the exchanges as places where you’ll be able to buy health insurance as easily as purchasing an airline ticket on Travelocity