Tag Archives: Health Care Costs

Dealing with the Rising Costs of State and City Retiree Health Benefits

A February 13th article in the NY Times entitled States Aim Ax at Health Cost of Retirement by Steven Greenhouse discusses the “the soaring expense of health benefits for millions of retired state and local workers.” This issue as explained in … Continue reading

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The Prevention Plan Sold Through Sam’s Club – Correcting Some Misconceptions

With the announcement this past week of the sale of The Prevention Plan through Sam’s Club and the significant interest this created on national television (see USPM in the News on the right to view some of the coverage), print … Continue reading

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Solving the States’ Medicaid Crisis – Prevention, A Novel Concept Worth Exploring

For the past few years the impact of Medicaid costs on State budgets has become a central focus of Legislators and Governors. Here is some background information from the Kaiser Family Foundation Report: Hoping for Economic Recovery, Preparing for Health … Continue reading

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