Obamacare

What Might “Obamacare” and the Healthcare Industry Look Like in 2038?

<h2><a href="http://www.professorhollybell.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/ID-100175875.jpg"><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-2606" alt="Obamacare" src="http://www.professorhollybell.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/ID-100175875-240x300.jpg" width="240" height="300" /></a>"Regardless of government healthcare mandates or other regulatory policies, market forces are always at work...Obamacare is a bad idea that may only get worse."</h2> By Holly A. Bell Regardless of government healthcare mandates or other regulatory policies, market forces are always at work and will mold the healthcare market to adjust to the new regulatory environment. If governments are unable to regulate away market forces, what impacts might the full implementation of the Affordable Care Act have on the healthcare market twenty years after full implementation? Using a basic economic principle, we can make some predictions about costs and demand and infer how the healthcare market and regulators might respond. <h3>Third party payer systems</h3> The primary goal of the Affordable Care Act is to ensure all American’s have affordable healthcare by creating a system of available and affordable health insurance. By doing so the government

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The Interview, It’s Not As Bad As It Seems

<h2><a href="http://www.professorhollybell.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/470459qwx7p1nzr.jpg"><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-659" title="470459qwx7p1nzr" src="http://www.professorhollybell.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/470459qwx7p1nzr-199x300.jpg" alt="interview"width="199" height="300" /></a>About that job interview...</h2> By Holly A. Bell More 20 years ago I applied for a state job. The job required a prequalifying test, which I took and ranked #1 out of something like 300 people who took it. That earned me an <i>interview</i>. I was very enthusiastic about the potential job, but I was young and still relatively inexperienced with interviewing for any job that didn’t require scooping ice cream or running a cash register. It was my first “professional” <u>interview</u> and I bombed it. Big time. I had the firm handshake, the posture, the eye contact, but was completely unprepared for the questions. I swore I’d never let that happen again and began to educate myself on interviewing skills. I came across <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/georgebradt/2011/04/27/top-executive-recruiters-agree-there-are-only-three-key-job-interview-questions/ " target="_blank">an article this week from <em>Forbes</em></a> that does a great job outlining the three basic interview

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