Monthly Archive: July 2015

Jul 31

Escalating Healthcare Costs Illustrate Need for Georgia Solution

by Wayne Oliver Originally published in the Savannah Morning News on July 31, 2015 As the campaign season for the 2016 race for the White House commences, many of us are going to hear a lot about the state of health care in America and what needs to be done to rein in healthcare costs. …

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Jul 30

Fear of Medical Litigation Continues to Drive Up Costs

by Wayne W. Oliver Originally published in the Ft. Myers (Florida) News Press  on July 16, 2015 Health care continues to be at the center of debate in Florida’s capital. But while many focus on the number of Floridians covered by some form of health insurance, equal attention should be paid to the factors driving …

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Jul 30

A Better Idea for Medical Malpractice

by Wayne W. Oliver Originally published in the Florida (Jacksonville) Times Union on July 24, 2015 While many focus on the number of Floridians with health insurance, equal attention should be paid to the factors driving the costs of delivering health care. We must develop an effective mechanism to contain costs while considering state options …

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Jul 30

The “M” Word

by Wayne Oliver, JD and Jeffrey Segal, MD, JD Originally published in The Health Care Blog on June 17, 2015 Insurance carriers large and small have started submitting premium hikes for the next 12 months for approval by federal and state officials. The picture is not pretty particularly for companies that sell the new plans …

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