Move Over, WebMD! Steve Case and RevolutionHealth.com Want to Compete

Remember Steve Case, the founder of AOL? He’s back and wants to again redefine the Internet by launching a new healthcare website—RevolutionHealth.com. Case is wagering that consumers will willing pay almost $100 per year to subscribe to premium services such as digital medical record (DMR) storage, help with insurance claims, and telephone services designed to provide health coaching and doctor matching. Case’s main competitor, WebMDU seems to be reacting to the new competition. Recently it...

Consumers Not Funding Their HSA Accounts – A Financing Opportunity

In the age where we can finance everything from houses to cars to couches, it’s only logical that high-dollar items like health care services are not far behind. Interesting data has been published which indicates that growing numbers of consumers enrolled in high-deductible consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs) that include Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) may soon use financing to pay hospitals, physicians, and laboratories for their healthcare. The San Francisco Business Times recently...
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