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Fixed-benefit insurance policies an alternative to ‘comprehensive’ insurance

Today the Wall Street Journal has a fascinating op-ed piece titled ‘The Man Who Was Treated for $17,000 less,’ written by Dr. Jeffrey Singer of Arizona. The story resembles many that I’ve written about here, with unsuspecting self-pay patients potentially … Continue reading

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Life insurance as an alternative to health insurance?

A few weeks ago a column appeared at Forbes.com discussing an innovative form of life insurance that could be a much more affordable substitute for traditional health insurance. For the uninsured who would like to have some way to pay … Continue reading

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