Employee Benefit Plan Consulting, Actuarial and Brokerage

A typical American birth costs as much as delivering a royal baby

What does it say about the out of control structure of the American Health Care system that our average cost to deliver a baby exceeds the costs of delivery of a Royal child in the most luxurious hospital in the U.K.?  Yes, the cost of delivering the new prince, who...

Walmart-Humana is the health care deal to watch

Some have snickered at the proposed pairing of Walmart and Humana.  It shouldn’t be a laughing matter when you consider the detail:  Seniors are already one of Walmart’s core demographics; there are over 5.3 million people with a Humana drug plan; Walmart...

Amazon Isn’t the Only Retail Giant Trying to Remake Health Care

Can mammoth, cutting edge companies like Amazon, Walmart, Blackstone and Berkshire solve one of our countries trickiest issues – rising health care costs?  These companies spend millions on health care annually, and are all astute at cost containment and...

Buying Humana Would Put Walmart In The Booming Medicare Senior Market

10,000 Americans turn 65 every day.  This trend is expected to go unabated for the next decade.  This is the booming market that Walmart hopes to tap into with its Humana purchase.  As CVS and Aetna merge, and other alignments begin to form, the logic of WalMart, with...