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Just say no...to your doctor

It was a busy week, I started back to work after being off for 9 weeks recovering from a shattered wrist, had 3 doctor appointments and 2 physical therapy sessions.  900 more words

Health Savings Should Start With Misdirected "Quality" Standards 

Well-intentioned but misdirected “quality@ and safety regulations and third party imposed credentialing, rating and quality standards drive up operating costs of hospitals, physicians and other health providers, payers and plan sponsors. 143 more words

How I became so grateful

I am a girl with tremendous gratitude for life!  Living with serious health conditions is all I know, I’ve been doing it all my life.  It started with one genetic autoimmune disease and I’ve added on a few more conditions along the way.  587 more words

House Set To Vote on Phase 1 of Health Care Reform 2017 Thursday

Congress is scheduled to vote on American Health Care Act on Thursday. See here.

The first package of the reforms Republicans are pursuing to repeal or reform the Obamacare law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Act focuses on changing the revenue and tax components of the ACA. 187 more words

So, You're Not MarySue Agonopolis?

Me? Moi?  MarySue Agonopolis?  I’m sure she’s great, but I have no idea who she is! I’m still me – Reina S. Weiner

Why would I bring up such a peculiar question?   327 more words

Health Advocacy

Transparency and behavioral change

I’m exhausted after a long day of discussions and meetings and debate. Emotional, engaging and inspiring.

We started the day with a great presentation of  399 more words