Obamacare 101: The Impact on Your Patients

Obamacare means major changes for virtually every segment of the population and clinicians will need to educate their patients about those changes and how it will impact them on a personal level. The healthcare climate will also affect practitioners and how they... read more

How Obamacare Increases Patient Responsibility

The focus of Obamacare is on prevention rather than the cure to reduce the cost of treatment. To accomplish, this, the Affordable Health Care Act makes patient more responsible for their own healthcare through better decision making, more exercise and purchasing... read more

The Problems Obamacare is Trying to Solve

Obamacare was designed to solve four problems within the healthcare arena. The legislation sought to increase access, benefits and efficiency, while reducing costs. It’s a law that will affect virtually every American and will certainly affect each healthcare... read more

Obamacare and the Emergence of the Concierge Practice

Therapists are going to be among those taking the biggest financial hit in the Obamacare economy. Clinicians will see more patients coming into the system and substantially reduced payments from Medicare, Medicaid and even private insurance. No one wants to turn those... read more

Bundled Medicare Patients for Obamacare

Obamacare seeks to reduce medical costs by 700 billion between 2013 and 2022. One of the ways the federal government plans to do that is through bundled Medicare payments. The system removes the fee for service model and replaces it with a bundled plan for inpatient... read more

The Impact of Obamacare on Medicare and Medicaid Patients

Obamacare is changing Medicare and Medicaid in many ways. Some are good for patients, but not for practitioners. One of the main objectives of Obamacare is to reduce healthcare expenses. The economic reality for some patients is healthcare where none existed before,... read more