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DPC Journal’s HSA CENTER, The New Administration and HSAs: What Happens Next?

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March 14, 2017

By Todd Berkley Global Leader – BenefitWallet at Conduent March 11, 2017 – Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are positioned for a leading role in the Trump Administration. I lead a webinar this week with Rich Stover from Conduent’s Knowledge Resource Center the latest on pending legislation, potential changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), as… Read More ›

HSAs are key to Republican plans to “repeal and replace” the ACA — Now the moment represents both opportunity and survival to Keese, executive director of the Direct Primary Care Coalition.

As flat fees become more widespread, “there’s some ambiguity in the tax code right now as to whether all of it is deductible,” said Nash. “A lot of providers are moving towards that model, especially in the primary care and internist world, where you want to be able to see your doctor [a certain number… Read More ›

Zwelling, MD: OC Register, Letters: “Dear President Trump, fix health care”

Nov. 17, 2016 Updated 10:39 a.m. | By — Marcy Zwelling, Long Beach, Chairwoman, National Physicians’ Council for Healthcare Policy  Medicine has been witness to unprecedented departures from the profession. Brilliant, experienced and compassionate physicians have left the profession due to excessive intrusions, regulations, constraints and penalties set by governing bodies, insurance companies and hospitals…. Read More ›

Is the annual fee of $1,650 tax deductible? ~NPR [MDVIP]

When A Screening Test For Colon Cancer Leads To A Pricey Follow-Up August 30, 20165:00 AM ET By Michelle Andrews When DNA colon cancer screening tests find abnormalities, are patients discouraged about getting more diagnostic testing because of costs they will incur? And why do hospitals sometimes send a second bill for treatments given in… Read More ›

MISSOURI: Davis, Moon disagree on Medicaid expansion — Moon said instead of expansion, he would look to local clinics to help combat any lack of coverage, specifically by using DPC clinics.

Davis, Moon disagree on Medicaid expansion Saturday, October 15, 2016 By Kyle Troutman editor@monett-times.com State House candidates make cases for, against expansion The two candidates for the Missouri House of Representatives’ 157th District have opposite opinions on how the state should handle Medicaid, with one supporting expansion of the program ands the other opposing it…. Read More ›

Sen. Colbeck Proposes Direct Primary Care Services Medicaid Pilot

“In advance of today’s DPCS Pilot hearing in the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, we published this press release in conjunction with Sen. Colbeck’s Office …” ~Michael Tetreault, Editor, The DPC Journal Posted on April 12, 2016 Lansing, Mich. – Improving the quality of care and reducing the cost of care: these… Read More ›

The difference between HSAs and FSAs (plus 9 ways to use them)

Home / Insurance / The difference between HSAs and FSAs (plus 9 ways to use them)  By Clark Howard Staff, Wednesday, December 16 th 2015 DECEMBER/JANUARY 2016 – Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) are increasingly popular due to the changes in healthcare over the last several years. Both accounts allow participants to… Read More ›

Dr. Ben Carson Touts Concierge Medicine and HSAs On The Campaign Trail. ~National Review and on Hugh Hewitt (Audio)

On health care, for example, Carson might not have laid out anything as comprehensive as have Jindal, Scott Walker, or Marco Rubio. But once a questioner gets him wound up on his proposal to vastly expand health savings accounts as a cradle-to-grave option, the doctor is hard to stop:      We pay almost twice as much… Read More ›