Medical Insurance

(P)luck – Improving Healthcare & the World

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(P)luck brings together the spirit of courage, taking of roads-less-traveled, and living with a mindset focused on possibility that we can all call upon to improve everyday life. It inspires hope and collaboration, as well as meaningful change and actions. Alfred Sadler and Blair Sadler, a doctor and a lawyer, who are also twin brothers, …

Breez Health – Making Hospital Stays Affordable!

Nick McLaughlin is the Founder and CEO of Breez Health, a member of the Goodroot community of companies, dedicated to furthering the mission of delivering more accessible, patient-friendly financial assistance programs for hospitals across the US. After identifying a critical need in the hospital industry that greatly impacts care affordability for patients, Nick developed a …

Tips to Ease the Burden of Prior Authorization: for Patients, Providers and Payers

By Christina Perkins, Vice President of Business Insights at NantHealth The COVID-19 pandemic has stretched healthcare systems, forcing them to care for more patients with reduced staff.  One immediate action healthcare systems can take to increase patient care is to streamline or eliminate time-consuming administrative work. Prior authorizations put a tremendous burden on providers and …

A Look At NeedyMeds For 2022

NeedyMeds was started in 1997 by Richard J. Sagall, MD, a family physician, and Libby Overly, MSW, MEd, a medical social worker. Both realized there was a need for a centralized resource for information on pharmaceutical patient assistance programs. With the Internet becoming an important source of information, they decided that was the perfect medium …

Medicare in the 21st Century!

People are not only living longer, but according to recent research from Duke University, they’re also living better. Today’s seniors are increasingly healthier in mind and body as they age than ever before.(1) They are also staying busier during their Golden Years than in years past. Over the last 20 years, the percentage of Americans working …

Prescription Meds At Affordable Prices – NeedyMeds To The Rescue

NeedyMeds is a 501(c)(3) national non-profit that connects people to programs that will help them afford their medications and other healthcare costs. Mission Statement: NeedyMeds educates and empowers those seeking affordable healthcare. Vision Statement: Our vision is affordable healthcare for all. How we do it: NeedyMeds, a national non-profit, achieves its mission by providing information …

Fixing America’s Healthcare System During The Pandemic

When citizens hear “free,” they think someone else is paying the bill; however, to think this is to have a lack of understanding how health insurance works. Health insurance does not operate like other forms of insurance (Auto, Homeowners, etc). Rather, it’s more like a credit card. We needn’t look further than the last quarter …

Bruin Professionals LIVE Thursday November 7 Noon Pacific

LATE NIGHT HEALTH IS POWERED BY PODCLIPS (more information coming soon) Mike Anderson, from Finestone Partners, is interviewed LIVE on November 7 at the Bruin Professional Beverly Hills Chapter meeting. Join us on Facebook.com/latenighthealthradio and Spreaker.com/latenighthealth. Mike will speak on how people are outliving their money due to our healthcare system. Mike Anderson, is the …