Employers are the New Payers & They Can Save (lots of) $$$

Employers are they new health insurers. There has been an unheralded shift over the past years as more US employees are covered under employer self-funded insurance programs. That means that the employer does not pay a premium to an insurance carrier to assume the risks of paying for employee and dependent health care costs, but that they now pay the […]

Hip Arthritis Linked to Excess Mortality per Sanjay Gupta, MD

Hip Osteoarthritis (OA) is linked to nearly 43% of deaths in older adults according to study. Sanjay Gupta points out in Hip Arthritis Linked to Excess Mortality that Hip OA results in decreased physical function and thus leads to cardiovascular disease (CVD) and other issues that in turn lead to an increase in mortality, a gentler way of saying people […]