The Benefits of Concierge Medicine [podcast]

ShareIn this BuildMyBod Health podcast, we hear from Michael Tetreault, the editor-in-chief of Concierge Medicine Today and the Direct Primary Care Journal. Concierge Medicine Today is the industry’s oldest and most respected news organization for all things concierge medicine. What’s … Continue reading

Living, not just surviving with type 1 diabetes – part 3 [podcast]

Share “When life gives you lemons, make a margarita!” These are the words of Chelsea Gelbart, our guest on the BuildMyBod Health podcast. She was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, a diagnosis given to approximately 3 million Americans.   … Continue reading

Living, not just surviving with type 1 diabetes – part 2 [podcast]

Share “When life gives you lemons, make a margarita!” These are the words of Chelsea Gelbart, our guest on the BuildMyBod Health podcast. She was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, a diagnosis given to approximately 3 million Americans.   … Continue reading

Living, not just surviving with type 1 diabetes – part 1 [podcast]

Share“When life gives you lemons, make a margarita!” These are the words of Chelsea Gelbart, our guest on the BuildMyBod Health podcast. She was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, a diagnosis given to approximately 3 million Americans.   Chelsea … Continue reading

Price Transparency Software

ShareAre you frustrated with the lack of price transparency in healthcare yet?! As a consumer, you’re not the only one annoyed with the difficulty in getting pricing information before you get your medical bill. Doctors and other providers are feeling … Continue reading

Obamacare to cost less than previously expected

ShareAccording to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO), Obamacare will cost $506 billion instead of the originally projected $710 billion during the last 5 years of the CBO’s 10 year projection. There are several reasons for this including the fact … Continue reading

Price of Healthcare vs Cost of Healthcare

ShareA recent Reuters article discusses the huge disparity in prices for common surgical procedures such as hip and knee replacement. The article highlights a study by Blue Cross Blue Shield that is self-serving to say the least. It points out … Continue reading

Affordable Care Act: Surprise but no surprise

ShareI was incredulous. I couldn’t believe the tone of surprise in two articles published yesterday in the Wall Street Journal and the NY Times regarding the Affordable Care Act. I’ll get to the details in a second but the reason I was … Continue reading

What plastic surgery is covered by insurance?

ShareWhile it may seem obvious that reconstructive plastic surgery procedures are covered by insurance and cosmetic plastic surgery procedures are not covered, there are some nuances that necessitate clarification. Even the Australian government’s national health service weighed in on the … Continue reading