Health Insurance Update: The Real Cost of Healthcare

The healthcare industry has been undergoing a major shift in how insurers pay providers, against that backdrop the state began implementing the ACA mandates

The healthcare industry, over many years, has been undergoing a gradual but major shift in how insurers pay providers. Against that backdrop, the state began implementing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) mandates, several of which the federal government has delayed or amended since. The ACA or Obamacare, as it has become known,… [More...]

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Nevada Commits More Than $1.37 Mln to Health-Improvement in 2013

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s work to improve health and strengthen local communities continued in 2013, as the company directed more than $1,370,204.

LAS VEGAS – Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s work to improve health and strengthen local communities continued in 2013, as the company directed more than $1,370,204 and hundreds of volunteer hours to health-improving causes, organizations and programs in Nevada. ”Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is committed to transforming health care with trusted and caring… [More...]

The Coming Tsunami: Healthcare Reform in Nevada

As healthcare reform moves forward, business leaders across Nevada are adopting a wait-and-see attitude. There is little else they can do.

Amidst dire predictions of monstrous cost increases, and in the wake of President Barack Obama’s recent unilateral (some insist unconstitutional) decision to delay enforcement of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer mandate until after the 2014 elections, business leaders across Nevada are adopting a wait-and-see attitude. There is little else they can do. Across the… [More...]

Industry Focus: Healthcare

Industry Focus: Healthcare in Nevada

Recently, executives representing healthcare in Nevada met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss changes to and the future of healthcare in the Silver State.

Left to right: Dr. Brian Lawenda, 21st Century Oncology; Dr. Benjamin Rodriguez, Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners; William Moore, Desert Radiologists; Larry Charlton, City National Bank; Doug Geinzer, Southern Nevada Medical Industry Coalition; Dr. Linda Johnson, Southwest Medical Associates; Mike Murphy, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Dr. Brian Murphy, Nathan Adelson Hospice; Mike Gorman, MedicWest/American Medical Response [More...]