Use health insurance like auto insurance

I know it sounds crazy, but why wouldn’t you use your health insurance for all health-related needs? I mean, you buy health insurance to cover healthcare costs, right? Yes and no. Compare health insurance to auto insurance. With auto insurance, you only use it for major issues. A bad car accident. A new transmission. In contrast, we were led to believe that health insurance should......
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How price transparency makes the doctor more sympathetic

If you’ve read this blog before, you know how we promote all of the benefits of price transparency. By allowing consumers to know the cost of healthcare before receiving non-emergent care, they can make better decisions. And since more consumers have high deductible health plans now, they’re shouldering more of the financial responsibility. But did you know it can make the doctor more sympathetic?!  ......
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