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The Healthcare System Makes You Vulnerable

The doctors in America go to school for a reasonable length of time. I always joke, "like 12 years". For some, that is true. After all that schooling, they do not teach doctors and administrators on how to be customer friendly in a transparent world. They teach them to do one job: administer healthcare to those who are in need. The schooling does not put the...

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You are the patient, not the customer

Healthcare is personal. When we start seeing the doctor, it is about us, or what is inside of us. These are things we do not go telling the public. Over time we build this relationship with the doctor. There is a comfort zone when it comes to our doctors. The unfortunate thing is, this relationship is one-sided. You are only a good relationship, as long...

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For Immediate Release: Local Small Business Event: Spend less and get more from your health plan

For immediate release Local Small Business Event: Spend less and get more from your health plan Elk Grove Village (August 14, 2018): Corkill Insurance Agency, Inc. will be presenting to small businesses on how to they can spend less and get more from their health plans. Small businesses are running into problems maintaining the cost of their he...

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What is your 2019 strategy to combat another increase in premiums?

(Photo Credits: http://www.zcool.com.cn/u/1/) Traditionally employers would control health care costs by moving deductibles up, maybe some max out-of-pocket increases, perhaps even offer a Health Savings Account plan (HSAs). Over time, all this did was delay the next increase. What did it solve? What is your next move for 2019? How much higher can you i...

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Amazon and its effect on the healthcare industry

An editorial by Eric Wilson Source: https://www.dotmed.com/news/story/41592 Amazon has made a huge impact on the retail world over the past few years. The ability to purchase just about anything online has made life easier for consumers. We have seen sporting good stores such as Sports Authority and MC Sports and Golfsmith close. Is that because of Amazon? ...

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