Concierge medicine and its more modest iteration, "direct pay" medicine, are looking more and more attractive to both doctors and patients fed up with dealing with the complexities and difficulties of Medicare and insurance companies.
A new IRS regulation states that the least expensive health insurance plan available under ObamaCare will cost the average family $20,000 per year in 2016.
ObamaCare allows insurers to charge smokers up to 50 percent more for coverage than nonsmokers, potentially pricing older smokers out of the insurance market altogether.
Faced with severe healthcare changes brought on by ObamaCare, one Pennsylvania hospital will be closing its obstetrics program by the end of March, forcing prospective mothers to look elsewhere to deliver their babies.
The IRS has fired a shot across the bow of employers hoping to remain free of ObamaCare’s employer mandate by adhering to the letter, but not the spirit, of the law. The agency’s message: Don’t even think about it.