Five Secrets About the ACA Our Government Is Hiding

The Affordable Care Act is underestimated in size and scope.  It is still being written through regulation, and not even the Jeopardy super computer “Watson” could  keep up with all of the changes coming out every day. 

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Sean McGuire was working for the U.S. Senate Finance Committee when the thoughts of health reform began. He is the founder of E.D. Bellis a healthcare consultancy and host of America’s Healthcare Challenge. To hear Sean speak contact info@edbellisinc.com.

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Why America’s Healthcare System is Broken and 4 Ways to Fix It

The United States spends more than other industrialized nations on healthcare, and in some surveys the USA comes in last place for certain outcomes.  Here is why our system is broken, and four ways to improve health in America that could garner bi-partisan support.

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Sean McGuire was working for the U.S. Senate Finance Committee when the thoughts of health reform began. He is the founder of E.D. Bellis a healthcare consultancy and host of America’s Healthcare Challenge. To hear Sean speak contact info@edbellisinc.com.

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The ACA & Five Things to Watch In Healthcare Industry

A lot of exciting things are happening in the healthcare industry.  Many new companies are racing to market to fix the fragmented system and offering the latest innovations.  A lot of them are gaining momentum, and last week, Apple announced they plan to get into healthcare which was big news on Wall Street. 

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Sean McGuire was working for the U.S. Senate Finance Committee when the thoughts of health reform began. He is the founder of E.D. Bellis a healthcare consultancy and host of America’s Healthcare Challenge. To hear Sean speak contact info@edbellisinc.com.

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Final Employer Mandate Regulation & Small Business

After months of speculation, businesses concerned with their benefit decisions and compliance headaches were given something concrete to  plan around.   The final employer mandate regulation was released allowing businesses to plan for 2016.  The only problem is too many have their heads buried in the sand and there are not enough interpreters available to explain what a 200 page regulation like this one means.

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Sean McGuire was working for the U.S. Senate Finance Committee when the thoughts of health reform began. He is the founder of E.D. Bellis a healthcare consultancy and host of America’s Healthcare Challenge. To hear Sean speak contact info@edbellisinc.com.

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AHC 2013 Deadline

Today is the deadline to sign up for coverage beginning on January 1st, 2014.  It is also four years ago today the law now known as ObamaCare passed a critical hurdle of the United States Senate.  Remember the Cornhusker Kickback and Lousiana Purchase?  Ironic how the possibility of access being weakened and uninsured going up…

AHC 12 Days of ObamaCare

We are within the 12 days of Christmas and Congress returned to cut a surprising budget deal.  Music to our ears, however, we still lose nearly a trillion a year, and the healthcare reform law will add more spending over time.  Meanwhile the executive branch continues to experience challenges, but the website has seen improvement, and enrollment numbers in the federal exchange are around 360,000 with a long ways to go.  On this week’s show all of those subjects are covered and another U.S. Senate candidate, a few calls and laughs, along with plenty more premium information on the Affordable Care Act.

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Sean McGuire was working for the U.S. Senate Finance Committee when the thoughts of health reform began. He is the founder of E.D. Bellis a healthcare consultancy and host of America’s Healthcare Challenge. To hear Sean speak contact info@edbellisinc.com.

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America’s Healthcare Challenge Early December

You have heard a lot of things first on America’s Healthcare Challenge. Find out the latest and hear valuable information on healthcare reform and its impact on the economy. On this week’s show, CEO of one of the largest community banks in the state and candidate for United States Senate, Sid Dinsdale joining the program live in studio.

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Sean McGuire was working for the U.S. Senate Finance Committee when the thoughts of health reform began. He is the founder of E.D. Bellis a healthcare consultancy and host of America’s Healthcare Challenge. To hear Sean speak contact info@edbellisinc.com.

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AHC Deadline Week

An episode of America’s Healthcare Challenge for the ages.  Not only did the self-imposed deadline implemented by the Obama Administration come and go without real answers, there is more information coming out from individual states having their own troubles enrolling.  The Oregon exchange enrolled around 240 people and their administrator has taken a leave of absence.  Could their federal counterparts soon follow?

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Sean McGuire was working for the U.S. Senate Finance Committee when the thoughts of health reform began. He is the founder of E.D. Bellis a healthcare consultancy and host of America’s Healthcare Challenge. To hear Sean speak contact info@edbellisinc.com.

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AHC Thanksgiving Week

This episode of America’s Healthcare Challenge went for a lot of yards on ObamaCare.  On this week’s show, there are highlights of what this law really is going to cost all of us.  Also on the program, the ACA is bringing sweeping change to the healthcare delivery system.  May experts are wondering if there will be constraints when trying to access care.  A new company filling that void joins the conversation along with the CEO of one of the largest staffing organizations in America.  Plus re-tweets and reaction and much more on this week’s show.

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Sean McGuire was working for the U.S. Senate Finance Committee when the thoughts of health reform began. He is the founder of E.D. Bellis a healthcare consultancy and host of America’s Healthcare Challenge. To hear Sean speak contact info@edbellisinc.com.

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AHC Recap: Worst Week Episode

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This is an episode that could make its way on to a “best of” series of America’s Healthcare Challenge because it is has a little bit of everything.  We are proud to report that this week’s show received more calls in one hour than the federal government was able to enroll through healthcare.gov.  

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Sean McGuire was working for the U.S. Senate Finance Committee when the thoughts of health reform began. He is the founder of E.D. Bellis a healthcare consultancy and host of America’s Healthcare Challenge. To hear Sean speak contact info@edbellisinc.com.

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