Category Archives: Value Healthcare

David vs. Goliath on soaring health costs

Self-insured employers have been fighting the good fight against runaway health costs for their companies and for their workers for decades, without much help from state and national politicians. But a ray of sunshine has emerged: the courts. A cause-driven … Read the rest

Rebel Companies go “BUCA-free” for health care

STEVENS POINT -- After some relief from health cost hyper-inflation during the COVID fall-off in treatments, costs are again rising, self-insured companies in central Wisconsin are revving up a rebellion against the Medical Industrial Complex. Among their tactics they are … Read the rest

Evers, GOP leaders need local input on health care

Down at the ground level, here at the Albrecht Free Clinic (AFC) in West Bend, it is blatantly obvious that our political leaders need to do some fresh thinking on the delivery of care for Americans who are uninsured or … Read the rest

Medicaid bloc grants could be winner for Wisconsin

Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House

Under the heading of “Be careful of what you wish for,” Gov. Scott Walker needs to very careful about the Republican Party’s intention to shift Medicaid management to the states in the form of bloc grants. He has put bloc … Read the rest

GOP riding wrong horse on health care


Let’s face it: the Republican Party is brain dead when it attempts to deal with health care reform. The latest display of just plain dumb thinking on the subject showed up last week when two GOP congressmen, Rep. Pete Sessions … Read the rest