Occupy THIS!!

“Dez a whole lotta occupyin’ goin’ on out dere”!. (You have “hear” that statement as voiced by the cartoon character FogHorn Leghorn, who most folks recognize as having been overtly modeled after some quintessential U.S. Senator-type hailing from south of the Mason Dixon line.) Hey, I’ve had my fill of  Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Seattle,…

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WHEN IS A HOSPITAL STAY NOT A HOSPITAL STAY?

A Congressional briefing on “observation status,” sponsored by Congressman Joe Courtney (D. CT), was held yesterday afternoon to examine Medicare beneficiaries’ being denied Medicare coverage for care in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) when their prior stay in an acute care hospital is labeled “outpatient observation” rather than inpatient. The Center for Medicare Advocacy organized…

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Bouncing Baby Boomers

See… I told you so…the close-in neighborhoods that are “richer” in services and amenities, the “Blue Zones” if you will, are going to bounce back first. If you are a “suburbanite” (Think: “Chateau Bellvue”) with the thought of downsizing into becoming an “urbanite”  (Think: “Walk to Everything Digs”) the gap in values is only going…

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