Tag Archives: Growing

Hospitals charge privately insured patients 250% more than those on Medicare. The gap is growing.

Dive Brief: Privately insured patients pay 247% more at hospitals on average than Medicare patients for the same care, according to a new study by nonprofit think tank RAND. The study, based on 2018 data, shows the gap is increasing from 2017 and 2016, which saw disparities of 230% and 224%, respectively. If private payers had… Read More »

Growing Awareness

We can grow in grace and move forward when we take the time to clear up what comes from our past, slamming into our present with rage, anger, sadness, anxiety, pain, or whatever emotion arises when we are offended. … Yesterday was the first Thursday group out of five weeks I facilitated. The men were… Read More »