Posts Tagged ‘ insurance ’

Medicare Funding Eyelid Lifts – Possible Insurance Fraud?

The media has been all over this one.  Statistics are showing that the number of people utilizing Medicare to pay for upper eyelid lifts has increased significantly.  From Salon.com: From 2001 to 2011, eyelid lifts charged to Medicare more than tripled to 136,000 annually, according to a review of physician billing data by the Center […]


Health Care Act’s Glaring Omission: Liability Reform

My latest article for CNN.com on Obamacare: Coverage for 30 million uninsured.  A ban on lifetime payout limits.  No co-pays or deductibles on preventive medical services.  Insurers prohibited from excluding patients based on pre-existing medical conditions.  The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) creates a massive, wide-scale overhaul of the heavily flawed and […]