Tom Roberts http://mtpr.org en Population Health http://mtpr.org/post/population-health <p>Most health insurance companies in 2013 remain focused on the financial health of their organization.&nbsp; In today’s environment most large employer groups self-insure and pay all their own medical costs and a fee for services to the insurance company.&nbsp; When providing coverage for individuals, insurance companies now avoid people who are likely to use much in the way of medical care.&nbsp; This means trying to insure only people who are likely to remain healthy and who have no history of serious disease.&nbsp; The sad truth is that looking for ways to improve the health of the people Fri, 18 Oct 2013 17:50:12 +0000 Dr Tom Roberts 9887 at http://mtpr.org Health Care Marketplace provides competitive rates http://mtpr.org/post/health-care-marketplace-provides-competitive-rates <p>Health Care Marketplace provides competitive rates</p><p></p><p>Many of us already know that there will be new ways to obtain health insurance starting in 2014.&nbsp; After a long process following the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, which included a Supreme Court decision and a Presidential election, we are now approaching the time when health insurance will be within reach for most Americans.&nbsp; Many call this Obamacare, but few really understand what it’s all about.</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 20:58:12 +0000 Tom Roberts 7424 at http://mtpr.org The Health Care Marketplace http://mtpr.org/post/health-care-marketplace <p>Beginning on October 1st of this year, just about 2 months away, Montana and the rest of the country will begin a process which will radically change how many people shop for and buy health insurance.</p><p></p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 18:40:58 +0000 Dr. Tom Roberts 5915 at http://mtpr.org