5+ years ago at a Berkshire Hathaway shareholders' meeting, a doctor from California asked Buffett and Munger what they'd do to change healthcare and they said the didn't have any answers. As Buffett says now, "The ballooning costs of healthcare act as a hungry tapeworm on the American economy." I would add that it's a … Continue reading Tapeworm
To understand healthcare, pay attention to the stock market and companies earnings filings. This way you can capture a glimpse of how companies make money, how much they pay to acquire, how their incentives are aligned, how healthcare exchanges work and what value they deliver, how interest rates may affect their revenue (see HSAs), what … Continue reading 5.5%
As 2018 sets in, the bull market continues and unemployment remains at historical lows. One question employees will be considering more, especially as they switch jobs: How competitive are my company's benefits? Olavi Group has published a nationwide tool and report on company contributions, plan types, funding strategies, ancillary programs, HSA funding levels, and more. … Continue reading How Competitive Are Your Benefits?