Why is your retirement age seniors still working?
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Why is your retirement age seniors still working?

You can make a difference in people’s lives. These success stories, repeated anonymously can be a great catalyst for getting referrals. Once I share this story, you might think about which current clients fit into the same situation. I had a longtime client. I really liked her and the feeling was mutual. One day when…

U.S. Consumers Often Lack Literacy In Healthcare Finances

U.S. Consumers Often Lack Literacy In Healthcare Finances

One would think that in 2020, of all years, healthcare would have been top of mind of the American healthcare consumer. Perhaps it was, as people became familiar with epidemiological terms like herd immunity, flatten the curve, and non-pharmaceutical interventions. But, apparently the Covid-19 pandemic didn’t lead to improvement in patient literacy in healthcare finance,…

Is it time to overhaul America’s social insurance system?
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Is it time to overhaul America’s social insurance system?

A new report considers changes in social insurance programs, from workforce training to health care, as the U.S. recovers from COVID. Are Americans ready for an in-depth discussion of social insurance systems and how to improve them? At a time of deep partisan divisions and ongoing economic uncertainty, such policy discussions may seem academic to…

7 ‘tension points’ contributing to health care inequality
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7 ‘tension points’ contributing to health care inequality

If the “amazing advances” made in health care over the past 70 years are to provide better health to the global population instead of just to the 1 percent, a few things must change. According to a new report from global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney, there are seven “tension points” that must be dealt with to ensure…

The connection between social determinants and health care costs

The connection between social determinants and health care costs

“Improving health depends as much on taking care of those basic human needs as it does on providing quality medical care.” People’s health may greatly benefit when they are connected to social service programs that help them secure housing, healthy food, transportation to their doctor and assistance with their utility bills and other finances, according to the research study, “Expenditure…