Policy & Law
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High-Risk Pools and Reinsurance: Potential Shock Waves to Insurers

Nicole Fisher - April 24, 2013

Due to poorer health, higher cost services and pent up demand for health care, there are numerous concerns about high-risk and expensive individuals. These are people who…

Direct Health Care Services for the Uninsured
Health Reform
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Health Reform
435 views

Direct Health Care Services for the Uninsured

Nicole Fisher - March 12, 2013

Two weeks ago I wrote about some of the unintended, but positive, consequences that could result from employers dropping employer-sponsored health insurance (ESI). Two weeks ago I…

Business
370 views

Dropping Employer-Sponsored Insurance Could Benefit Health Care System

Nicole Fisher - February 20, 2013

Special thanks to Emily Egan for her thoughtful contributions, writing and ideas for this post.  Special thanks to Emily Egan for her thoughtful contributions, writing and ideas…

Policy & Law
511 views

Affordable Care Act – New Hurdles with Contraception

Nicole Fisher - December 10, 2012

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act cleared two major hurdles in 2012: the Supreme Court ruling on constitutionality and the reelection of President Barack Obama. However,…

Policy & Law
424 views

Medicare’s Sustainability and Disproportionate Impact on Women

Nicole Fisher - November 26, 2012

In light of the recent election and the number of monumental decisions elected officials, government agencies, policymakers and health care providers have to make around health care…

Policy & Law
376 views

America, “We’ve Lost a Pod”: What Romney and Obama Didn’t Say…

Nicole Fisher - October 5, 2012

While polls immediately following Wednesday’s Presidential debate in Denver suggested that Mitt Romney came out of the contest way ahead of Barack Obama, the real winners were…