If you feel strongly that a company is going to grow over the next decade, should you really care how much it grows this quarter? Foolish investors who keep a long-term perspective can often take advantage of short-term misses to profit...Show More Summary
The deficit picture over the next decade continues to get dramatically better thanks in large part to the slowdown in the growth health care spending and an improving economy. According the the Congressional Budget Office’s new deficit projections, our ten year cumulative will be $618 billion lower than the last projections. From the CBO: CBO’s [...]
The Saskatchewan Law Reform Commission has released its final report on Civil Rights in Saskatchewan Long-term Care Facilities:"Elderly people and others in long - term care are entitled to the same respect as other citizens. Violation...Show More Summary
Does your company offer a group long-term care coverage policy? If not, you may want to consider purchasing LTC insurance on your own. Here's why. The post Baby Boomers Unprepared For The Costs Of Long Term Care Coverage appeared first on CAREEREALISM.
Haven't we long since come to terms with the fact that women can wear short skirts and red lipstick, love fashion and champion women's rights? That describing a woman as smart and sexy is not, in fact, an oxymoron?
Heather says: Not too long ago on Facebook, I got a question about acrylic flooring that had become cloudy. First I want to note that acrylic is a broad chemical term that simply means made of polymers or resins. So acrylic flooring can come in many forms, but in general people either mean linoleum, laminate, [...]Show More Summary
The March HIT Standards Committee focused on streamlining test scripts for certification, an overview of FDA Universal Device Identifier rule making, clinical summary formats for Long Term Care, and the latest updates from ONC.We began...Show More Summary
Most of the news I read about long term care insurance is bad. Insurers as a group did not properly analyze their risk. Consequently, they are imposing huge premium increases on policy holders and/or exiting the business altogether. We bought long term care policies several years ago. So far, we have not experienced a rate [...]Show More Summary
We start this week with Young Cheap Living’s Open a Roth IRA and Buy a House? Um, No Thanks. It seems that Kraig doesn’t care to tie his money up long term, not in a house nor in retirement accounts. I never minded the tied up factor, but agree it can be a bit off-putting [...]
Michelle says: I am not even sure I trust the dentists to do the teeth whitening. They say they can carefully control the application, but I am still really skeptical that the H2O2 itself cannot do long term damage to the enamel – and if one wants to be cynical – more business for them [...]
Thousands more patients will soon feel the benefits of better care at their GP surgery as an ambitious vision to improve the lives of people with long term conditions and people with dementia becomes a reality. From April, changes to the GP contract, which have been announced today, will see millions of pounds redirected into [...]
High house prices offer a solution to the long term care crisis, according to leading economist Ros Altmann, who says that more people should be encouraged to borrow against property to fund care for frailty in old age. Equity release schemes, which used to be known as home income plans, enable homeowners aged over 55 [...]
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By Christopher Pavese: Our last investment update was published shortly after the November elections. At the time, we suggested that historically, markets don't care very much about election results and noted that year-end rallies were quite typical in election years. Show More Summary
Technology was not effective or efficacious compared with usual care only Telehealth does not improve generic health related quality of life or psychological outcomes for patients with long term conditions over 12 months, finds a study published on bmj.com today. Show More Summary
Bariatric surgery is not associated with reducing long term health care costs, reveals a study published in JAMA Surgery which analyzed a huge sample of insurance claims data. Bariatric surgery is commonly carried out for weight loss and treatment for obesity. Show More Summary
Perrigo Company (NASDAQ:PRGO) is a company exposed to some very favorable trends in health care, and I would expect its strong performance to continue. In summary, while I have little doubts over its end markets or its growth, the evaluation looks stretched, and there are some near term risks here. Unfortunately, the defensive growth sector [...]
Basically all of our long term deficit discussions are based on the assumption of continued health care growth. If a few technologies that are already in development live up to their promise, our long term deficit would basically be eliminated. It is possible Washington is current obsessed with a problem that may not even really exist.
Yesterday, we noted that the Congressional Budget Office was forecasting that many short-term drivers of the deficit were being taken care of through upcoming cuts and revenue increases. But, the CBO also reported that one of the most important long term drivers of the debt is becoming less of a problem. Show More Summary
Is Barack Obama moving to the left in his second term, and what is he risking by doing so? That's what Ron Brownstein asks in a long National Journal article, and though Brownstein is as comprehensive and careful as ever, there are some fundamental flaws in his premises. Show More Summary