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Anthem Inc., the largest for-profit managed healthcare company in the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, has struck again. The insurer has announced it will no longer pay for MRIs and CT scans performed on an outpatient basis in…

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While the ACA (Obamacare) and the frustrated efforts to repeal it often grab headlines, there is another quiet, healthcare rollback effort being affected by the Trump administration. The rollback of The Bundled Payments for Care Improvement…

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The issue of healthcare price transparency made headlines last week thanks to two important class-action lawsuits against two different drugstore chains in different states. Patients are finally making their cases against hidden negotiated pricing. The issue…

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At BrokenHealthcare.org, we are trying to force price transparency by helping patients dispute and deny payment for confusing and error-filled medical bills and by advocating for legislative change on a larger scale. In these emails, we…

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In my previous post, I suggested two tools to help you evaluate the service and safety of your local hospitals based on criteria like infection rates, surgical errors, patient injuries, ER wait times, and patient satisfaction.…

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At BrokenHealthcare.org, we are trying to force price transparency by disputing and denying payment for confusing and error-filled medical bills you have already incurred. But we're in for a long battle, and there is no reason…

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The cost of healthcare in the United States is rising; this isn't news. Many of us console ourselves by saying, "At least we have the best healthcare in the world." Dr. Robert Pearl tells us why…

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An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back

We launched BrokenHealthcare.org publicly in January of this year. Since then, the attention it has received has been wonderful, and a bit overwhelming. If you are receiving this it means you have signed up to stay…

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How BCRA, AHCA and ACA All Miss the Mark June 22, 2017 was the day that the public and most lawmakers got a glimpse of the "Better Care Reconciliation Act" (BCRA), otherwise known as the Senate…

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