America’s Healthcare Challenge Episode 13 Recap
On this week’s episode an entertaining roundtable discussion on several items making headlines. Last week, the law made national news when information surfaced about a little known provision in the Act that requires Members of Congress and their personal staff purchase their health insurance from the new federal marketplace. But there is a catch, the law does not currently apply to those who actually wrote it, namely Committee and Leadership staff. Behind closed doors inside the Capitol they are scrambling to figure it out. Sean joined the Tom Becka program last week to discuss this issue. Give it a listen for an idea just how whacky this law is. Also on the program, a discussion on Medicaid expansion and potential rate shock many Americans could face next year at their renewal.
America’s Healthcare Challenge Episode 12 Recap
This week’s episode of America’s Healthcare Challenge features Sean’s hardcore analysis, passionate rants and an indictment of our federal government. Even though he does not have a law degree, he has worked for state legislatures, the House of Representatives and on the Senate Finance Committee. While on the Committee he was the top researcher to the lead architect of the Medicare Prescription Drug bill and lead Republican negotiator for the Senate on Health Reform. When the budget would come in Sean broke it down and helped manage the amendments both in the office and on the Senate floor. If you are an American who wants an adult conversation about the federal government and its expansion then listen into this week’s show.
America’s Healthcare Challenge Episode 11 Recap
Drama, intrigue and a little humor on this week’s episode of America’s Healthcare Challenge. On the Masters Edition of AHC, find out the past winners of Sean’s green jacket for masters of healthcare reform. Who won the award this year? The field includes… HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, past champion Nancy Pelosi and President Obama is also in the running coming off a his second major of ACA 2012 in November. Acting Department of Labor Secretary Seth Harris joins as a dark horse in the race. He recently beefed up by adding over 1,000 new agents to his payroll to help enforce the health reform law. Also, listen closely to the caller in the final segment who beautifully articulates why the American business is not growing.
America’s Healthcare Challenge Episode 10 Recap
How will your favorite restaurant be impacted by the healthcare reform law? Listen into this week’s episode of America’s Healthcare Challenge as the E.D. Bellis team takes a comprehensive look at how a “typical” restaurant with four locations will be affected in 2014. If this sounds like your favorite eatery, click play and find out options for Sharon the chef and Wanda the Waitress in the new marketplace as well as some ideas for Owen the Owner on how to proceed through this new maze.
America’s Healthcare Challenge Episode 9 Recap
This week’s show about healthcare reform has the pace of the best basketball games you’ve seen this March madness. Join Sean and Co. from first tip to last buzzer on America’s Healthcare Challenge. The special guest of the week is Jennifer Haberkorn from Politico who has been covering the health reform law since the earliest drafts began floating around Congress in 2009.
America’s Healthcare Challenge Episode 8 Recap
The Affordable Care Act celebrates its 3rd birthday and the Senate passes a budget for the first time in four years. Sean and a number of callers engage in lively discussion. A breakdown of the restaurant industry and March Madness-like buzzer beater moments for the ACA are also featured.
America’s Healthcare Challenge Episode 7 recap
This week’s episode unpacks the complex issues of health insurance exchanges. Will there be added choice for consumer and small businesses? The CEO of a new CO-OP in the marketplace joins Sean and the E.D. Bellis thought leaders of the week to provide insight on how the numbers break down.
America’s Healthcare Challenge Episode 5 recap
Budget Cuts Big, Healthcare Spending Bigger. What Will ACA Compliance Be Like For Businesses? Join Sean and his thought leader of the week, Tom Lentz for how this will impact small businesses from compliance and what the sequester means to their operations.
America’s Healthcare Challenge Episode four recap
On this episode of America’s Healthcare Challenge, Sean focuses on how small businesses will be affected under the Obama healthcare bill. Telemedicine also featured as a viable solution to help solve the new strains on the healthcare delivery system in 2014. Sean interviews Janice Podsada from the Omaha World Herald and Scott Sanford from Members, MD an emerging product utilizing tele health.
America’s Healthcare Challenge Episode 3 recap
On the third episode of America’s Healthcare Challenge, Sean visits with Al Simpson, co-chair of the Presidential debt reduction task force about the financial reality of America and breaks down the new numbers from the updated Congressional Budget Office numbers on how much this will you the taxpayer.
America’s Healthcare Challenge Episode 2 recap.
On this episode of America’s Heatlhcare Challenge Sean discusses how the Affordable Care Act will impact small and mid-sized employers in the service industry. Sean is joined by the owners and operators of a 30 year old family owned business contemplating all options related to the Obama healthcare law including reducing hours.
Also, the Congressional Budget Office came out with a new cost estimate. Sean analyzes the new score which is expected to cost more than originally expected. Find out how much a health insurance premium will cost after the law is implemented. It is more than you think and you will be paying for it as a taxpayer. All of this and more on this week’s episode of America’s Healthcare Challenge
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America’s Healthcare Challenge Episode 13 Recap On this week’s episode an entertaining roundtable discussion on several items making headlines. Last week, the law made national news when information surfaced about a little known provision in the Act that requires Members of Congress and their personal staff purchase their health insurance from the new federal marketplace. [...]Read More