All posts tagged: rbusch@mbaaudit.com

Teach a Man to Fish…

Teach a man to fish and he will feed himself forever, teach an employee to be a responsible healthcare consumer and watch your benefit costs decrease. The uncertainty of the healthcare reform act and its effect on employee sponsored healthcare plans has made it even more imperative for employers to take an active interest in

Dollars, Doctors and You

Healthcare is a business, a BIG business. You need to know all the players are in this healthcare business – your doctor, your insurance company, your employer and the drug manufacturer. What is the goal of a business? To make a profit. That, my friends, is the cold reality of healthcare.  An important thought to

One Word Can Save Your Life – Why?

Newsweek recently published a cover article titled; One Word Can Save your Life: NO! The in-depth article makes the point that more healthcare often means worse health.  For instance, 5 random studies were done comparing the effectiveness of surgical intervention on heart patients (stents, angioplasty, etc.) versus noninvasive treatments (diet, exercise & medication). The studies

Pricey Prescriptions

So why is it consumers are willing to toss the dice and order from non-reputable online pharmacies? The bottom line is our prescription drugs are simply too expensive for the average American.  That, coupled with the fact that other country’s citizens can get the same drugs for less, garners attention and concern from politicians, pharmaceutical