Protecting Health Care Operations from Cyber Liability

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One of the nation’s largest pediatric health care providers, Children’s Health in Dallas, was recently forced to pay $3.2 million in federal penalties as a result of breaches in its data. The government imposed the penalties despite the fact that no patients nor their families were affected by the loss of data. The penalties arose… Read more »

7 Reasons to Fear Amendment 69

Amendment 69, known as ColoradoCare, would amend Colorado’s constitution to establish a single-payer health care system in the state. There are plenty of big questions about the amendment that remain unresolved, including those related to costs, coverage, access to care, accountability, regulation and transparency. Here are seven reasons to vote against it, although feel free… Read more »

6 Things to Watch For During Open Enrollment

So apparently Americans are likely to spend more time planning their next vacation than really digging into the nitty-gritty of their health benefit choices during open enrollment periods at work. Bad move, right? What are the consequences of this? They’re rather serious, actually, starting with the fact that your employees are likely to make choices… Read more »

Report: ColoradoCare would result in billions in deficits

ColoradoCare would come close to breaking even in its first year while extending health care coverage to all Coloradans, but it would quickly slide into deficits amounting to billions of dollars in subsequent years unless benefits were cut, taxes raised and doctors were paid less. What’s more, the revenues designated for ColoradoCare to pay for… Read more »

Amendment 69 is Bad for Colorado Businesses and Taxpayers

Amendment 69, known as ColoradoCare, would amend Colorado’s constitution to establish a single-payer health care system in the state. It would create the first and only such system in the nation, which is problematic for several reasons. The insurance industry, state and local chambers and a number of health care providers strongly oppose the amendment,… Read more »