Category Archives: New Health Care Model

It’s the health care costs, stupid!

Ezekiel Emanuel, one of the nation’s gurus on health care economics, got it right when he said the battalion of democratic candidates has been debating the wrong issue: coverage, when the main issue should be affordability. It’s pretty simple economics: … Read the rest

Glimmers of hope vs. health care inflation

If you dig deep enough, it’s possible to discern some relief from the roaring inflation in health costs that is putting major hurt in the budgets of government at all levels, on businesses and on individual Americans. Milliman consultants put … Read the rest

Companies hold health inflation to 2%

Thomas J. Doney, President of Cypress Benefit Administrators

Tom Doney, an old hand in the health plan and network discount business, has 421 self-insured employer clients in 50 states that are proving health costs can be held to 2% annual increases. That track record for his Cypress health … Read the rest