Healthcare Business

Pharmaceutical Scandal: Generic Drug Prices On The Rise

As if you didn’t already think the pharmaceutical industry was taking advantage of all of us, wait until you read this report.  According to an article published in Blood, pharmaceutical companies are using several strategies to keep affordable generic drugs off the market and inaccessible to patients, forcing everyone to buy they high-priced, brand-name versions.

One […]

By |February 2nd, 2016|Healthcare Business|0 Comments

New Hours & Procedures

 

Dear Friends and Patients,

As another year closes I want to offer you and your family a Very Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday’s from myself and the FMG family.

It has been a strange and difficult year for many with a lot of changes and even more changes coming. But, one thing that will never change, is […]

By |December 2nd, 2015|Healthcare Business|0 Comments

Is Obamacare Working? United Healthcare May Exit

Ask random people on the street one simple question, “Is Obamacare working?” and you’ll likely get mixed replies.  One thing is for sure though, the nation’s largest healthcare provider, United Healthcare, may stop offering individual coverage in 2016 and is going to halt its marketing efforts in that market, effective immediately.

What that means is, United doesn’t […]

By |November 19th, 2015|Healthcare Business|0 Comments

Healthcare In The United States

With a little bit of research you’ll quickly find that healthcare in the United States leaves something to be desired.  The United States spends more on healthcare than any other developed nation. So, why do Americans live shorter lives than other developed countries? American infants have a lower chance of surviving past infancy than those […]

By |November 19th, 2015|Healthcare Business|0 Comments

Healthcare Strategic Planning – 3 Signs Yours Isn’t Working

It’s that time of year again and millions of Americans using Medicare plans, Affordable Care Act and employer-sponsored health insurance are selecting their health plans.  There’s a lot to choose from and all too often, you pay more than you should – or need to.  Healthcare strategic planning will ensure that you get only what […]

By |November 2nd, 2015|Healthcare Business|0 Comments

How To Find a Family Doctor

The first thing we should address is what exactly a family doctor is.  By definition, a family doctor takes care of the whole family.  That means infants to children to adults to seniors.

A family doctor builds a relationship with his or her patients.  They get to know their patients and they help them make the […]

By |October 22nd, 2015|General Health, Healthcare Business|0 Comments

What Is The Difference Between a PPO and an HMO?

There are a lot of options available, but knowing the difference between those plans and what your specific needs are will help you pick the right one.  What is the difference between a PPO and an HMO you ask?  Read on and all will be made clear.
HMO – Health Maintenance Organization
With an HMO plan, you […]

By |October 22nd, 2015|Healthcare Business|0 Comments